The Programme on the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Coordinated Development approved in April 2015, ascertained a spatial layout featuring "one core, two cities, three axes, four zones and multiple points" for the coordinated development of the three areas.more》
The key to the solution of Beijing's metropolitan mire is to moderately weaken its economic function.more》
Since industrial chain planning involves local taxation benefit, it becomes important to plan financial taxation revenue in a reasonable way.more》
The broad region covers Beijing, Tianjin and 8 prefectural cities in the neighboring Hebei Province.
Beijing, the capital of China with a population of 21 million, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts.
Tianjin, a port city with a population of 14 million, is linked to Beijing by several highways, or a 30-minute trip by high-speed railway.
Hebei, a traditional industrial and transportation hub with rich natural resources and about 73 million residents, surrounds Beijing and Tianjin.