Of the nine key cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Yunfu City in Guangdong Province is not listed. In the first half of this year, Yunfu’s total GDP was 42.55 billion yuan in the ranking of the total GDP of 21 cities in Guangdong Province, at the bottom.
According to the data of China Stone Association, Yunfu’s stone production and sales and varieties rank first in the country, and its export volume is second in the country. It is one of the country’s important stone bases. Stone processing companies are under great environmental pressure, and this city, known for its stone industry, is trying to make a high-quality transformation.
October 18-21, 2019 is the tenth Yunfu Stone Culture Festival, and it is also the city’s first large-scale economic and trade event. On October 18th, Shi Donghong, deputy mayor of Yunfu City People’s Government, said at a press conference that this economic and trade activity is a major feature of the Yunfu Stone Cultural Festival, with the aim of promoting the integration of the local stone industry into the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the promotion of stone Industrial transformation and upgrading, high-quality development. “Yunfu’s integration into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has the biggest shortcoming in the industry, and the biggest potential lies in the industry.”
Integration into the Greater Bay Area
A reporter from the Economic Observation Network learned from the press conference that the biggest highlight of this year’s economic and trade activities is to start the construction of the West Coast Metal Intelligent Technology Industrial Park in the Greater Bay Area, to deepen the docking of the industries in the Greater Bay Area and complement each other, and to build a leading role for the industry in the Yunfu City and the Greater Bay Area. Demonstration Area. Among them, there are 115 “three batches” of projects with an investment of more than 100 million yuan in economic and trade activities, with a total investment of 76.227 billion yuan, of which 41 are contracted projects with a planned investment of 26.889 billion yuan; 48 start-up projects with an investment amount of 42.351 billion yuan RMB 26; completed projects with an investment of 7.026 billion yuan.
This year’s “three batches” of projects involve not only emerging industries such as biomedicine, modern characteristic agriculture, health tourism, advanced manufacturing, modern logistics, new energy, new materials, but also textiles and apparel, daily chemicals, tableware production, Traditionally advantageous industrial projects such as electronics and appliances, as well as industrial platforms such as park infrastructure and technological innovation.
Among them, the high-tech industry is the biggest bright spot. There are 63 industrial projects such as metal intelligent manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, hydrogen energy, new materials, and scientific research and innovation industry platforms, accounting for 54.78% of the total number of projects. The total investment is 58.117 billion yuan, accounting for the total project 76.20% of the investment.
In terms of traditional industries, there are 63 industrial projects such as stainless steel, chemicals, textiles, clothing and electronics, accounting for 54.78% of the total number of projects. The total investment is 46.357 billion yuan, accounting for 60.78% of the total project investment. Upgrade, the scale of the industry continues to grow.
On October 18th, Qiao Longde, president of the China Building Materials Federation, stated at the 2019 National Stone Mining Conference that the stone industry has grown steadily and eliminated backwards, leading enterprises in the stone industry must work hard to develop new applications, improve new functions, and linger. Situation and status quo.
High environmental pressure for enterprises
Shi Donghong, deputy mayor of the People’s Government of Yunfu City, said that stone processing enterprises are under great environmental pressure. In the future, the development of Yunfu Stone Industry will focus on green, ecological and intelligent. He said that Yunfu’s integration into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has the biggest shortcoming in the industry, and the biggest potential lies in the industry.
Yunfu is a city known for its stone. Yunfu Stone is an industry that “turns stone into gold”. Yunfu’s stone industry has a history of more than 400 years of development. Stone trade reaches more than 70 countries and regions around the world. In recent years, the scale of the stone industry has grown rapidly, the industrial chain has become more complete, and the industry level has increased significantly. An industrial cluster has been formed that integrates mining development, stone processing, machinery manufacturing, engineering installation, and exhibition business.
Last year, Yunfu Printing issued a number of policies and measures on further promoting the high-quality development of the stone industry in Yunfu, mainly focusing on the current problems faced by the stone industry in terms of financing, land use, talent, technology, environmental protection, marketing, and brand building. Targeted and operational policies and measures to comprehensively support the high-quality development of stone companies. At present, Yunfu City has formulated the Development Plan of Stone Industry in Yunfu’s Downtown Area (2020-2025) (draft), which is currently being further demonstrated and revised.
At the same time, in order to implement environmental protection requirements, Yunfu continued to promote green and environmentally friendly clean production in the stone industry and promote comprehensive utilization of resources. At present, Yuncheng District and Yun’an District have completed a total of 3 marble stone waste residue comprehensive utilization projects and 4 granite stone waste residue treatment projects. At the same time, Yunfu Jieyuan Environmental Protection Co., Ltd., which was set up by the Municipal State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, has signed cleaning and disposal contracts with more than 300 stone processing enterprises. Since this year, more than 1,400 cubic meters of stone waste slurry and sludge have been removed and disposed.
Source: Economic Observer