On the afternoon of 28th May, 2017, Zhao Kezhi, the secretary of Hebei Provincial Party Committee, chairman of the Standing Committee of the Provincial People's Congress, and Xu Qin, deputy secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and provincial governor, researched the South-Central Hebei Road-Railway Intermodal Smart Port project. Group president Liu Yinpeng reported the project construction situation to Zhao Kezhi and other leaders.
The group President Liu Yinpeng said that the South-Central Hebei Road-Railway Intermodal Smart Port project would take full advantages of Shijiazhuang transportation resources and rely on the trinity of railway, road and aviation transportation network, strive to create “one channel (large railway logistics channel), two hubs (multimodal transport hub, Shijiazhuang railway port), three centers (commodity distribution center, e-commerce logistics distribution center and logistics bonded center)”. The project has been included in the national “13th Five-Year Plan” of the State Ministry of Communications, and taken as the key construction project in Hebei Province, one of the first batch of “Special Town” demonstration projects in Hebei Province, the multimodal transport declaration project in Hebei Province and the railway port project being built in Shijiazhuang City. It is also the first railway warehouse supervision site in Hebei which is approved by Shijiazhuang Customs. The total investment of the project is 5.2 billion RMB, covering an area of 3000 mu(200 ha). In order to realize the transformation and development, 38 low-end polluting enterprises have been removed and 1200 mu(80ha) of land have been cleared out. At present, two special railway lines and supporting platform warehouses of the smart port project phase I are under intensive construction and can be opened to traffic in July.
Secretary Zhao Kezhi and other people walked around while watching animatedly. After the report by the president Liu Yinpeng, they expressed affirmation to the construction of the smart port, pointing out that enterprises should fulfill their social responsibilities in terms of overcapacity cutting, pollution treatment, emissions control and other aspects in an active manner to speed up transformation and upgrading.
Xing Guohui, member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial CPC Committee, secretary of Shijiazhuang Municipal Party Committee, Wang Xiaodong, vice governor, Peng Jingjie, secretary of Gaoyi Party Committee, and county mayor Chen Hongfeng participated in the research.