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  • Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area, North China’s Hebei province is seen in at dusk. Xiongan, a new economic zone just south of Beijing, was announced in April 2017 to catalyze the development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, while also easing some of the capital’s metropolitan burdens. Photo: IC Photo_Gallery: China’s Newest Special Economic Zone Lives Moves Ahead
     
     
    Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area, North China’s Hebei province is seen in at dusk. Xiongan, a new economic zone just south of Beijing, was announced in April 2017 to catalyze the development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, while also easing some of the capital’s metropolitan burdens. Photo: IC Photo
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Gallery: China’s Newest Special Economic Zone Moves Ahead

The authorities in China’s newest special economic zone, the Xiongan New Area, began 2019’s first round of land acquisitions Tuesday after receiving approval from Hebei province. The government will acquire a total of 392 acres of land at a rate of around 4.4 million yuan ($655,000) an acre

05.09.2019
Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area, North China’s Hebei province is seen in at dusk. Xiongan, a new economic zone just south of Beijing, was announced in April 2017 to catalyze the development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, while also easing some of the capital’s metropolitan burdens. Photo: IC Photo
A local farmer drives a tractor to work in Xiongan New Area. Photo: IC Photo
A high-speed train travels through villages and farmland in Xiongan New Area. Photo: IC Photo
Xiongan New Area’s under-construction administrative center is seen from above. Photo: IC Photo
A local resident builds a boat. Photo: IC Photo
Villages in Xiongan New Area are seen from above. Photo: IC Photo

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