1 Apr 2022 - National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) held the first joint meeting to organize the construction and development of 102 substantial engineering projects for the 14th Five-year Plan period (2021-2025). The first joint meeting, attended by senior officials of various ministries, would speed up planning the next stage of work to be aligned for 2022. These substantial projects, together with national projects under construction, would benefit China’s long-term growth, while expanding her effective investments.
16 Mar 2022 – State-Asset Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) has just formed two bureaus to promote tech innovation and social responsibility at central government-owned and state-owned companies. The tech innovation bureau and the corporate social responsibility bureau will support state companies in seizing opportunities in digital transformation, in developing and applying self-drive technologies. State companies will need to step up corporate social responsibilities whether in ESG, in setting international standards or in brand quality. They are role models in reaching carbon neutral, improving risks in their industry chains and in China’s rural revitalization.