China has announced a new ‘Go West’ plan to boost development in its western and central regions. Photo: Xinhua China has announced a new ‘Go West’ plan to boost development in its western and central regions. Photo: Xinhua
China has announced a new ‘Go West’ plan to boost development in its western and central regions. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus, US-China decoupling prompt Beijing to unveil new western development plan

  • Beijing’s new ‘Go West’ plan calls for development of central and western provinces to offset the risk of geopolitical isolation
  • Policy blueprint includes long list of new energy and infrastructure projects, providing more ‘leeway for strategic manoeuvring’

Topic |   China economy
China has announced a new ‘Go West’ plan to boost development in its western and central regions. Photo: Xinhua China has announced a new ‘Go West’ plan to boost development in its western and central regions. Photo: Xinhua
China has announced a new ‘Go West’ plan to boost development in its western and central regions. Photo: Xinhua
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