Source:People’s Daily Online-People’s Daily Overseas Edition

This newspaper, Haikou, January 24 (Reporters Zhao Peng, Cao Wenxuan) Recently, Hainan Free Trade Port The first batch of construction projects in 2021 will be fully launched. This is also the 12th batch of centralized construction organized by Hainan in three years. In the unfavorable circumstances such as the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia epidemic at the beginning and the continued global economic downturn, since April 2020, the growth rate of Hainan Gutou has turned from negative to positive. According to statistics, there were 150,000 new enterprises in the whole year of last year, a year-on-year increase of 113%, the fastest growth rate in the country, and the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port is now booming.

With the strong support of the Party Central Committee and various national ministries and commissions, the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port is in full swing. A number of major policies such as corporate and personal income tax concessions, imported raw materials and transportation tools and yachts”zero tariff” positive list, and high-end talent list management measures have been implemented one after another. At the same time, with system integration innovation as the core, Hainan has released 4 batches of 32 system innovation cases and 31 business environment annual action plans.

As a result, the free trade port policy dividend is fully released:In 2020, the province’s GDP and fixed investment will increase respectively 3.5%and 8.0%, the growth rate was 1.2 and 5.1 percentage points higher than the national respectively. In particular, industrial investment ranks first in fixed investment, accounting for more than 60%; at the same time, Hainan has added more than 300,000 market players throughout the year; the actual use of foreign capital is US$3.03 billion, which has doubled for three consecutive years…

In the past, Hainan was dominated by the real estate industry due to its poor foundation, weak foundation and uneven development. Since 2015, the Hainan Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government have learned from the pain, with the determination to”break the wrist”, centering on the strategic positioning of”three districts and one center”, comprehensively adjust their own industrial structure, and launch tourism, modern service industry and high-tech industry. 12 major encouraged industries.

Last year, after the”Overall Plan for the Free Trade Port Construction” was announced, the Hainan Provincial Party Committee continued to strengthen guidance with the attitude of”fixing the green hills and not relaxing”. The province’s real estate development investment accounted for the proportion of total fixed asset investment. It dropped from more than 50%in 2015 to more than 30%now. The Internet, medicine, exhibition and education have become emerging industries with an average annual growth rate of more than 10%. The data provided by the taxation department also confirms that during the”13th Five-Year Plan” period, the proportion of real estate tax in Hainan’s tax revenue was 42.7%, 38.6%, and 35.5%, which continued to decline; conversely, the proportion of tax revenue from the tertiary industry was 29.6%respectively , 31.0%, 34.1%, a steady increase for 3 consecutive years. Hainan is gradually overcoming the”real estate dependence”.

“Expand the international map to look at Hainan. Nowadays, Hainan Island is not only the end of the mainland, but a connection This is the point of the domestic and international dual-circulation ‘8’ type.” said Wu Shicun, dean of the China South China Sea Research Institute in an interview with reporters.” . Relying on its superior location advantage and unique free trade port policy advantages, Hainan under the new development pattern is making strategic plans for the creation of”the first destination for domestic alternative outbound consumption” in accordance with the new development concept, and in-depth development of outlying islands Three major articles including tax-free shopping, international medical tourism, international education and study abroad, have actively attracted domestic consumers to return abroad for consumption.

On December 30, 2020, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Commerce, the General Administration of Customs, and the State Administration of Taxation issued a joint reply and agreed to add 6 outlying islands in Hainan.Duty-free shops. So far, the number of duty-free shops in the province has increased to 10. Last year, Hainan’s total duty-free sales exceeded 32 billion yuan. At the same time, the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pioneer Zone has been listed abroad but domestic The approval efficiency of unlisted clinically urgently needed licensed medical devices has been increased by more than 90%, and more than 110 innovative medical devices have been used, initially achieving the “three synchronizations” of medical technology, equipment, and drugs with the international advanced level; since April 13, 2018, the province has signed agreements Introduced 31 well-known domestic and foreign universities and 51 well-known domestic and foreign primary and secondary schools to run schools, attracting more than 50,000 international education consumption return.