12-point strategy for economic and social development after the pandemic
Jiading has set out 12 policies to coordinate pandemic prevention and control, stabilize the market, stimulate consumption, create jobs, and promote sustainable, stable and high-quality economic and social development.
The district will establish mutual protection between industrial and supply chains in the Yangtze River Delta region to ensure supply and strengthen the chain. Assistance will be provided to supplier companies through coordination to ensure stable operation.
Financial institutions are encouraged to extend loans through the regional industry and finance platform to micro, small and medium enterprises affected by the pandemic and to open green channels to speed up approvals.
Businesses are encouraged to accelerate technological and digital transformation, while government and state-owned enterprises will expand their shopping lists.
The district will also promote the recovery of consumption by organizing a series of “summer shopping” events. Companies are also encouraged to hire more graduates.
Tax cuts to help businesses
The district tax office will issue all tax refunds at once to micro and small businesses and individual industrial and commercial households.
The additional tax reduction will be refunded in full on a monthly basis from 1 April.
The office will focus on supporting businesses in sectors such as manufacturing, scientific research and technical services, generation and supply of electricity, heat, gas and water, software and information technology, ecological protection and environmental governance and transport, storage and postal services. The remaining discount will be refunded in full before the end of this year.
Shanghai Zhongke Shenjiang Electric Vehicle Co Ltd in the Jiading Industrial Zone received 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in tax rebates, according to general manager Sun Jiangming, which eased the company’s financial difficulties. company.
“In the next step, we will speed up the technical transformation of the coaxial bridge product production line and improve the capabilities of product development and supply guarantee,” Sun said.
“Due to the impact of the pandemic and the shortage of chips, many auto-related enterprises are in a difficult financial situation,” said Lu Yingyin, senior director of finance department of SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co Ltd. . “The two-month tax refund refunded us about 1.1 billion yuan.”
45 deals worth 17 billion yuan inked
Agreements on 45 projects worth a total of 17 billion yuan were signed in May. The projects mainly cover the four new modernizations in the automotive, high-performance medical care, smart manufacturing and new online economy sectors.
Jiading will embrace change in its future-oriented strategy, adhere to “3 plus 1” characteristic industries focusing on automotive, smart sensors and Internet of things, high-performance medical equipment and precision medicine and the new online economy.
It will optimize ecology and improve functional levels, take the lead in building a new energy system, and strive to become a benchmark for high-quality development.
Half of all industrial enterprises in Jiading with annual revenue above 20 million yuan have resumed production. They contribute about 80% of Jiading’s gross domestic product.
Joint efforts to solve customs problems
Jiading Customs makes every effort to facilitate the import and export operations of local businesses and ensure the stability of industrial and supply chains.
Customs has helped 79 businesses resolve 89 issues since April. This helped United Imagine to clear multiple batches of materials quickly.
By mid-April, some of the company’s raw materials were stuck at Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Port, and the production line was in danger of stopping.
Jiading Customs contacted Pudong Airport Customs and Wusong Customs, coordinated with the warehouse to prioritize counting, and monitored the progress of counting and collection.
Air freight was picked up the same day and sea freight was picked up the next day.
Through this joint work, United Image has cleared more than 100 batches of goods from Jiading Customs since April.
Shopping centers reopen
CITIC Pacific Wanda Plaza and Jiading Baolong Plaza in Jiading New Town have resumed offline operations. A total of 31 stores in Wanda Plaza reopened that day, involving retail, foodservice and digital gadgets.
In Baolong Plaza, 30 stores and restaurants have opened. Other malls such as Nanxiang Impression City MEGA are also now open.
The mall has implemented one-way entry and exit, set up a site code and digital sentry, and will check temperatures, health codes and PCR test results for anyone entering the mall.
The mall also conducts regular disinfection and sterilization, ventilates regularly, and has installed smart disinfection station equipment and hands-free sanitizer in key areas.
An industrial park helps businesses recover
Zeng Yiru, who lives in Anting Town, is a researcher at the biology lab. She returned to Shanghai Luyi Cell Biotechnology Co Ltd in Nanxiang city on June 2 to restart an experimental project suspended for two months.
More than 80% of the company’s employees have returned to work and 10 research and development projects are accelerated.
The company is located in the Shanghai (Nanxiang) Precision Medicine Industrial Park, which improves its support for companies in the park to press the “fast forward” button to resume work and production.
“Park startups need big investment,” said general manager Wu Wenyu. “Most companies are likely to stop development if they don’t get funding within six months.”
To this end, the park has set up a team of professionals to provide assistance in financing businesses.
“Not only will we customize each company with its own plan, but we will also organize promotional activities in the second half of the year to help startups better connect to capital. We are confident in the future development,” Wu said.