Highlights of the Report to the 13th Beijing Municipal Congress of the Communist Party of China
The theme of the Congress
Hold high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, follow the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, redouble efforts to promote the development of Beijing as the capital of the nation in the new era, and strive to lead the country in basically achieving socialist modernization.
Our work in the past five years
We have kept in mind Beijing's strategic role as China's capital and continuously strengthened this role of the city.
We have made greater headway in pursuing coordinated Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei development by relocating functions non-essential to Beijing's role as the capital.
Beijing has become the first super-large city in China that has achieved growth with reduced input.
Development of the Beijing Municipal Administrative Center (BMC) has been advanced in a well-planned way. We have fully supported the development of the Xiong'an New Area in Hebei Province.
Guided by the new development philosophy, we have taken solid steps to pursue high-quality development.
The added value of the digital economy now accounts for over 40% of the city's total Gross Regional Product (GRP).
The city's GRP tops four trillion yuan after passing the second and the third trillion-yuan marks in succession.
We have steadily advanced socialist democracy and rule of law by practicing the whole-process people's democracy.
Progress has been made in turning Beijing into a pacesetter of rule of law in China.
We have significantly improved the eco-environment by making massive conservation efforts.
The air quality in Beijing has met all the standards for the first time.
The quality of cross-sections of water bodies is above Class V in the national surface water assessment.
The volume of water in the Miyun Reservoir has reached an all-time high.
China Botanical Garden was officially opened.
We have improved urban management with meticulous efforts, meeting the expectations of our people.
We have upgraded a number of streets and alleys in both interior and exterior.
Waste sorting has become a public practice, and the Party-led property management system has taken initial shape.
We have deepened reform and opening-up, thus instilling greater momentum and vitality into Beijing's development.
Beijing became a national pacesetter in improving business environment.
The Beijing Stock Exchange was established and began trading.
The Zhongguancun Forum and the Financial Street Forum have become major platforms for China's opening-up and development.
We have continuously improved people's well-being, and our people are more satisfied with their lives.
We have put in place an innovative mechanism of giving quick answers to calls made by residents and swift response to public complaints, and become more proactive in solving problems.
A large number of public concerns have been addressed.
We have made every effort to guard against various risks and meet challenges, thus maintaining social harmony and stability in the capital.
Our people feel safer and more secure than in the past.
We have fulfilled the political responsibilities of ensuring that the Party supervises its conduct and enforces strict self-discipline, thus continuously strengthening Party discipline.
We have delivered quality services to a series of major events, including celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China and celebrations of the centenary of the Communist Party of China.
We presented the world with an unparalleled Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Beijing has thus become the first and the only city in the world that has hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics.
We have made every effort to battle Covid-19. We have remained firm in implementing the swift Covid-19 clearance policy and prevailed over multiple waves of cluster cases.
What we have learned from the past five years
We must bear in mind that Beijing is judged first and foremost by its political stance.
We must keep in mind the strategic status of Beijing as China's capital and develop the city according to its role as the four centers that delivers four services.
We must apply the new development philosophy to all areas throughout the capital's development.
We must promote high-standard reform and opening-up.
We must strive to meet people's expectations for a better life.
We must act on the general principle of making progress while ensuring a steady performance.
We must see that the Party exercises effective self-supervision and strict self-discipline in every respect.
Beijing's development in the new era
The fundamental task facing us on the new journey is to boost Beijing's development in the new era.
Development goals for the next five years
Further strengthen Beijing's strategic role as the four centers;
Make new headway in building Beijing into a world-class cosmopolis that is harmonious and livable;
Steadily advance Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development;
Further enhance Beijing's overall strength and competitiveness;
Improve Beijing's overall living environment;
Make new progress toward common prosperity; and
Lay a solid foundation for Beijing to lead the country in basically achieving socialist modernization.
Enhance the functions of Beijing as the capital city
Improve economic performance
Promote Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development
Improve people's well-being
Strengthen ecological conservation
Raise the governance capacity of Beijing as the capital
Strengthen the Party
Major tasks for the next five years
Strengthening the functions of four centers of Beijing and improving its four services in keeping with its strategic position as China's capital
Embracing China's new development dynamics and facilitating them to pursue high-quality economic development
We will foster more unicorn companies, specialized, high-end and innovation-driven businesses that provide distinctive products or services and benchmark factories in smart manufacturing.
We will build a digital trade port, establish super-computing centers for the city and develop the Beijing International Big Data Exchange to a high standard.
We will build the Beijing Capital International Airport and the Beijing Daxing International Airport into world-class aviation hubs.
Advancing coordinated development between Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei through relocation of functions non-essential to Beijing's role as the capital
We will see that districts in Beijing are generally free of illegal buildings.
We will strive to complete the basic framework of the BMC and advance Phase II and III of the Universal Beijing Resort.
We will develop a modern metropolitan area for greater Beijing.
We will fully tap the Olympic legacy.
Acting on the people-centered development philosophy, ensuring and improving people's well-being at a higher level
Quality medical resources will be more evenly distributed.
We will gradually expand the middle-income group.
We will spare no effort to conduct Covid-19 control on a regular basis.
We will deepen reform to ensure the performance of the mechanism of giving swift response to public complaints.
Pursuing green development and improving the ecological environment
We will make economic sectors green and low-carbon.
We will control both PM 2.5 and ozone pollution.
We will see that all districts, except the core zone, will meet the national forest city standards.
Advancing socialist democracy and leading the country in practicing the rule of law
Developing a good understanding of how to govern a super-large city and continuously modernizing the governance of Beijing
Regular checkups and evaluations of the city's infrastructure will continue.
We will upgrade the city's infrastructure.
Voluntary public order supervisors will be fully mobilized.
Ensuring both development and security and resolutely safeguarding security and stability of Beijing
Strengthening Party leadership over work in all areas in Beijing and exercising full and strict self-discipline over Party organizations