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in 1978, and sh阿拉爱上海品茶微信ifted its focus toward building its economy.
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows the count
ry’s GDP increased 33.5 times in constant prices from 1978 to 2017, with average annual gr
owth at 9.5 percent, far exceeding the global average of 2.9 percent in the same period.
During 40 years of reform and opening-up, China’s economic aggregate increased significantly.
GDP stood at 364.5 billion yuan in 1978, before jumping to 1 trillion yuan in 1986, 2 trill
ion yuan in 1991, over 10 trillion in 2001, 30 trillion yuan in 2006, and over 80 trillion yuan 2017.
The country’s worldwide economic aggregate ranking is also rising, from 11th spot in 1978 to second in 2010.
China will offer customized data services for disaster prevention throug
h its Fengyun meteorological satellites for more countries along the Belt and Road, said a
senior official of the China Meteorological Administration’s National Satellite Meteorological Center.
The services will be provided based on the results of a survey of 81 countries. By the end
of April, 22 countries, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Russia, Libya and Sudan, had responded to the survey.
All of the respondents said they wanted to install the application software platforms
of the Fengyun satellites for weather forecasting, as well as climate and environment monitoring.
They also requested a range of services, especially in monitoring rainf
all, droughts, dust storms, heavy fog and lightning, in addition to training courses on F
engyun meteorological satellite data analysis, remote-sensing applications and data collection.
ew stage of preparation for the Games,” said Chen Jining, mayor of Beijin
g and executive president of the 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee. “We will end
eavor to deliver a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.”
The 1,000-day countdown — launched near the iconic Bird’s Nest and the
Water Cube, both 2008 venues — underlined Beijing’s focus on sustainability in prepa
ring a second time for an Olympic extravaganza by reusing existing resources built for the Summer Games.
According to the 2022 Winter Olympics organizing committee, 11 of the 13 v
enues needed in Beijing’s downtown, where all ice sports will be staged, will use existing faciliti
es built for 2008. Repurposing projects, such as transforming the Water Cube (which hosted swimming in 2008) into a
curling arena by filling the pool with steel structures and making ice on the surface, are well underway.