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Hunan’s Cultural Industry Reports Significant Growth

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Hunan’s cultural industry’s 2017 value added increased 14.9% from the prior year to 219.6 billion CNY and accounted for 6.35% of Hunan GDP.

On January 19, Renmin University of China announced the “2017 China Cultural Industry Indexes” which Hunan ranked 7th nationwide and 1st in central China in terms of comprehensive indexes.

Recently “Hunan Two Sessions 2018” were convened in Changsha. Hunan Provincial People’s Government’s annual report which was delivered at the session and noted that Hunan should promote cultural prosperity and enhance cultural innovation. Deputies and CPPCC members stated their opinions on the issue.

CPPCC member Yang Jinyuan said, “When developing cultural industry, we should give full play to the leading role of key enterprises and projects; further integrate culture with tourism, finance, agriculture, and sports; and provide more policy support for cultural enterprises.” Yang added, “We should develop a distinctive cultural industry by exploring natural resources, historical and cultural resources, and handicrafts.”

Deputy Fu Guanjun remarked that Hunan should establish more international communication platforms to promote Huxiang culture-themed products around the world.

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Translator: Xiao Juan

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