A Study on Zoning "New Three Macro-Regional Development Zones" of Regional Economy of China

  • The Development Research Centre of the State Council of People's Republic of China, Beijing 100010, China

Received date: 2004-12-29

  Revised date: 2005-02-18

  Online published: 2005-05-25


With fast development of regional economy and society of China, the "Three Macro-Regional Development Zones", which is still in effect, is now hard to meet the requirements of the new situation under the guidance of integrated-considering regional development. According to the demands of the scientific viewpoint of development and the "five-integrated-considerations", after introducing what is a full regional economic system and the actual full four-layer regional economic system of USA, this paper puts forward a new zoning project of the "Three Macro-Regional Development Zones" and the 10 comprehensive economic districts of the regional economy of China: the "New Three Macro-Regional Development Zones" include the Northeast and East Coastal developing zone, the Middle and Near-Reach-West developing zone, and the Far-Reach-West developing zone; the 10 comprehensive economic districts are composed of the Northeast District, the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei-Shandong Coastal District, the Shanghai-Jiangsu-Zhejiang Coastal District, the Guangdong-Fujian-Hainan Coastal District, the Upper and Middle Reaches of the Yellow River District, the Upper and Middle Reaches of the Yangtze River District, the Upper and Middle Reaches of the Pearl River District, Inner Mongolia District, Xinjiang District, and Qinghai-Tibet Plateau District.

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LIU Yong . A Study on Zoning "New Three Macro-Regional Development Zones" of Regional Economy of China[J]. Acta Geographica Sinica, 2005 , 60(3) : 361 -370 . DOI: 10.11821/xb200503002


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