(Yicai Global) Aug. 18 -- China will start about 100 key projects in the Xiongan New Area this year while almost 70 of them were already been kicked off by the end of last month to accelerate the construction of the huge economic zone, located south of Beijing.
Set up in April 2017, the zone is at the intersection of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province and is meant to bring together some of the capital’s industries and population.
Four photos in total:
A construction site in Xiongan is well-lit on a summer night.
Workers are busy trying to finish a project.
The Beijing-Xiongan intercity railroad's Xiongan station is still under construction.
The Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway is expected to open by the end of this year. Tracks have already been laid.
Editor: Tang Shihua, Emmi Laine
Photo Creditors: Xinhua, Visual China