A bird’s-eye view of part of what will be the Xiongan new district in Hebei province. Photo: XinhuaA bird’s-eye view of part of what will be the Xiongan new district in Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua
A bird’s-eye view of part of what will be the Xiongan new district in Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua

Xi announces new district in Hebei backwater to rival Shenzhen and Pudong

President proposes special economic zone 160km south of Beijing, to match projects launched by his predecessors, Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin

Topic |   Xiongan New Area
A bird’s-eye view of part of what will be the Xiongan new district in Hebei province. Photo: XinhuaA bird’s-eye view of part of what will be the Xiongan new district in Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua
A bird’s-eye view of part of what will be the Xiongan new district in Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua
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