Part I Hunan’s Achievements in the Past Five Years
Hunan’s Economy Realized a Leap-forward Development
  • Hunan has ascended to “ 3 Trillion CNY Club”.
  • Hunan’s GDP reached 3.36 trillion CNY.
  • Non-public economy value added reached 2.08 trillion CNY.
  • Mobile internet enterprises totaled 32,000 .
  • Tourism revenue achieved 717.26 billion CNY.
  • Changsha’s economic aggregate surpassed one trillion CNY for the first time.
Hunan’s Economy Realized a Leap-forward Development
  • Hunan has ascended to “ 3 Trillion CNY Club”.
  • Hunan’s GDP reached 3.36 trillion CNY.
  • Non-public economy value added reached 2.08 trillion CNY.
  • Mobile internet enterprises totaled 32,000 .
  • Tourism revenue achieved 717.26 billion CNY.
  • Changsha’s economic aggregate surpassed one trillion CNY for the first time.
New Steps Taken in Innovation and Opening up
  • Super hybrid rice and low-speed maglev line lead the world.
  • The Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone is well-known in China.
  • Hunan won 94 National Science and Technology Awards.
  • First foreign consulate-general—the Consulate-general of Laos in Changsha was set up, and the first overseas memorial hall—the Sino-French Amity Museum at Montargis opened to the public.
  • Hunan Style went global.
  • Hunan-Europe Express Line ranked in the top 5 nationwide.
  • Hunan provincial import and export volume increased by 10% on average.
New Steps Taken in Innovation and Opening up
  • Super hybrid rice and low-speed maglev line lead the world.
  • The Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone is well-known in China.
  • Hunan won 94 National Science and Technology Awards.
  • First foreign consulate-general—the Consulate-general of Laos in Changsha was set up, and the first overseas memorial hall—the Sino-French Amity Museum at Montargis opened to the public.
  • Hunan Style went global.
  • Hunan-Europe Express Line ranked in the top 5 nationwide.
  • Hunan provincial import and export volume increased by 10% on average.
Hunan Makes New Progress in Deepening Reform
  • 307 provincial level administrative licensing items have been cancelled.
  • 1,476 provincial level administrative powers have been reduced.
  • All the non-administrative license examinations and approvals have been cancelled.
  • “All-in-one Certificate & One License with One Code” is in full operation.
  • All of the public hospitals have conducted a comprehensive reform.
  • Demonstration on replacing business tax with value-added tax has been accomplished.
Hunan Makes New Progress in Deepening Reform
  • 307 provincial level administrative licensing items have been cancelled.
  • 1,476 provincial level administrative powers have been reduced.
  • All the non-administrative license examinations and approvals have been cancelled.
  • “All-in-one Certificate & One License with One Code” is in full operation.
  • All of the public hospitals have conducted a comprehensive reform.
  • Demonstration on replacing business tax with value-added tax has been accomplished.
Hunan Seeks New Ways Towards Poverty Alleviation
  • Poor rural population has been reduced by 5.51 million in the past five years.
  • Poverty headcount ratio has decreased from 13.43% to 3.86% .
  • Two impoverished counties have ridded themselves of the label of being impoverished as planned.
  • Twelve poor counties are being tested to get rid of the poverty label.
  • Shibadong Village, where President Xi Jinping initiated the “Targeted Poverty Alleviation” idea, has completely lifted itself out of poverty.
  • Hunan’s targeted poverty alleviation mode has been promoted all over the country.
Hunan Seeks New Ways Towards Poverty Alleviation
  • Poor rural population has been reduced by 5.51 million in the past five years.
  • Poverty headcount ratio has decreased from 13.43% to 3.86% .
  • Two impoverished counties have ridded themselves of the label of being impoverished as planned.
  • Twelve poor counties are being tested to get rid of the poverty label.
  • Shibadong Village, where President Xi Jinping initiated the “Targeted Poverty Alleviation” idea, has completely lifted itself out of poverty.
  • Hunan’s targeted poverty alleviation mode has been promoted all over the country.
“Green Hunan” Is Deeply Rooted in People's Mind
  • Hunan’s green development index ranked 8th nationwide.
  • The surface water quality in 419 provincial monitoring sections is superior on the whole.
  • Average 81.5% of days reached good air quality standard.
  • Wetland protection rate reached 75.44% .
  • Forest coverage rate came up to 59.68% .
“Green Hunan” Is Deeply Rooted in People's Mind
  • Hunan’s green development index ranked 8th nationwide.
  • The surface water quality in 419 provincial monitoring sections is superior on the whole.
  • Average 81.5% of days reached good air quality standard.
  • Wetland protection rate reached 75.44% .
  • Forest coverage rate came up to 59.68% .
The Past Five Years' Work Made Hunan People Have a Great Sense of Gain
  • The incomes of urban and rural residents have grown by 8.7% and 9.4% respectively annually.
  • High-speed railways and expressways mileages have reached 1,397 km and 6,419 km respectively.
  • Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan intercity railways have been put into full operation.
  • 34,000 kilometers of rural roads have been newly built.
  • New Hunan Museum finished construction and were put into use.
  • Laosicheng Site in Yongshun County has been listed as the world cultural heritage.
The Past Five Years' Work Made Hunan People Have a Great Sense of Gain
  • The incomes of urban and rural residents have grown by 8.7% and 9.4% respectively annually.
  • High-speed railways and expressways mileages have reached 1,397 km and 6,419 km respectively.
  • Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan intercity railways have been put into full operation.
  • 34,000 kilometers of rural roads have been newly built.
  • New Hunan Museum finished construction and were put into use.
  • Laosicheng Site in Yongshun County has been listed as the world cultural heritage.
Part II Interpretation of New Words in Work Report

The First Session of the 13th Hunan Provincial People's Congress opened in Changsha on January 24. Hunan Governor Xu Dazhe delivered the work report of Hunan Provincial People’s Government during the meeting.

The year 2018 marks the first year of fully implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. The government work report maps out a detailed plan for 2018. Let’s take a glimpse of the following words in the report and expect a more prosperous, beautiful, and happy Hunan in the year of 2018.

The First Session of the 13th Hunan Provincial People's Congress opened in Changsha on January 24. Hunan Governor Xu Dazhe delivered the work report of Hunan Provincial People’s Government during the meeting.

The year 2018 marks the first year of fully implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. The government work report maps out a detailed plan for 2018. Let’s take a glimpse of the following words in the report and expect a more prosperous, beautiful, and happy Hunan in the year of 2018.

More prosperous Hunan in 2018
Seven action plans to help the impoverished households rid poverty:
  • Developing distinctive local businesses to increase farmers’ income;
  • Increasing domestic and overseas export of labor;
  • Relocating the poor;
  • Bettering ecological protection;
  • Improving education;
  • Providing medical insurance and assistance;
  • Guaranteeing basic living standard for people unable to work.
Seven action plans to help the impoverished households rid poverty:
  • Developing distinctive local businesses to increase farmers’ income;
  • Increasing domestic and overseas export of labor;
  • Relocating the poor;
  • Bettering ecological protection;
  • Improving education;
  • Providing medical insurance and assistance;
  • Guaranteeing basic living standard for people unable to work.
Two programs to enhance economic growth:
  • Cultivating 100 leading service firms
  • Promoting 100 key projects
Two programs to enhance economic growth:
  • Cultivating 100 leading service firms
  • Promoting 100 key projects
One zone, three valleys, and several industrial parks to build Hunan into an innovation highland:
  • One zone refers to Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Self-dependent Innovation Demonstration Zone;
  • Three valleys of “Innovation Valley”, “Power Valley”, and “Intelligent Manufacturing Valley” will be built with national high-tech zones in Changsha, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan cities as core areas;
  • Several industrial parks will be constructed.
One zone, three valleys, and several industrial parks to build Hunan into an innovation highland:
  • One zone refers to Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Self-dependent Innovation Demonstration Zone;
  • Three valleys of “Innovation Valley”, “Power Valley”, and “Intelligent Manufacturing Valley” will be built with national high-tech zones in Changsha, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan cities as core areas;
  • Several industrial parks will be constructed.
Initiating 100-day Plan to attract innovative talents:

Introducing the Thousand Talents Program and getting qualified talents selected annually.

Initiating 100-day Plan to attract innovative talents:
  • Introducing the Thousand Talents Program and getting qualified talents selected annually.
Two rights mortgage to speed up rural reform:

Famers can mortgage their contracted land use rights and housing property rights.

InitiatingTwo rights mortgage to speed up rural reform:
  • Famers can mortgage their contracted land use rights and housing property rights.
Six action plans for private investment to stimulate market vitality:
  • Expanding market access to private investment;
  • Implementing reforms of streamlining administration, delegating powers, and improving regulation and services to promote private investment;
  • Improving financial services to facilitate private investment;
  • Cutting fees and relieving burden on businesses to boost private investment;
  • Conducting inspections and supervisions on the implementation of policies related to encourage private investment.
Six action plans for private investment to stimulate market vitality:
  • Expanding market access to private investment;
  • Implementing reforms of streamlining administration, delegating powers, and improving regulation and services to promote private investment;
  • Improving financial services to facilitate private investment;
  • Cutting fees and relieving burden on businesses to boost private investment;
  • Conducting inspections and supervisions on the implementation of policies related to encourage private investment.
More beautiful Hunan in 2018
Five campaigns to improve Dongting Lake water environment:
  • Dredging and increasing water storage in the canals, ditches, and reservoirs in Dongting Lake Area;
  • Renovating the livestock polluted areas;
  • Tearing down fishing seines in rivers and lakes;
  • Cleaning trash in and along rivers and lakes;
  • Making province-wide assessment of main industrial pollution sources.
Five campaigns to improve Dongting Lake water environment:
  • Dredging and increasing water storage in the canals, ditches, and reservoirs in Dongting Lake Area;
  • Renovating the livestock polluted areas;
  • Tearing down fishing seines in rivers and lakes;
  • Cleaning trash in and along rivers and lakes;
  • Making province-wide assessment of main industrial pollution sources.
Beautiful countryside initiative:

Three-year action plan on rebuilding rural houses, and improving rural living environment.

Beautiful countryside initiative:
  • Three-year action plan on rebuilding rural houses, and improving rural living environment.
Charming city initiative:

Implementing ecological restoration and urban repair in cities.

Charming city initiative:
  • Implementing ecological restoration and urban repair in cities.
Enhancing ecological civilization:
  • Scientifically delimiting urban space, agricultural space, and ecological space; and drawing ecological red line, permanent basic farmland, and urban development boundary .
Enhancing ecological civilization:
  • Scientifically delimiting urban space, agricultural space, and ecological space; and drawing ecological red line, permanent basic farmland, and urban development boundary .
Happier Hunan in 2018
Lotus Schools for poor students
  • To build a batch of Lotus (representing Hunan) Primary and Middle Schools in contiguous areas of extreme poverty and national poor counties.
Improving poverty alleviation quality
  • To ensure the poverty-stricken people to have enough to eat and wear, and to enjoy compulsory education, health service and housing.
Managing the major hidden dangers with “One List and Four Systems” to safeguard public security:
  • A list of major hidden dangers;
  • Four systems of responsibility designation, record keeping, record cancelling, and truthfully report.
To accelerate government self-targeted reform of streamlining administration and delegating power
  • Boosting random inspections of businesses by randomly selected law enforcement officers or inspectors, and the prompt release of results.
“Sharp Eyes Project” to enhance public security
  • To cover key public areas with video surveillance and share the surveillance information.
To streamline invoice process to cut people’s medicine costs
Previous Years' Government Work Reports of Hunan Province
News Coverage on Hunan's "Two Sessions" 2018 Chinese source: www.hunan.gov.cn