Chengdu Strives to be Western China’s Cultural & Creative Center

Authors: Go Chengdu

2017-08-31

During the Sichuan-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation Week, Chengdu released an action plan August 24 on building itself to be western China’s cultural and creative center between 2017 and 2022.
According to the plan, by 2022, the city will become home to 100 globally influential innovative designers, newly construct 200 professional museums and 1,000 bookstores with special features. In addition, it will set up a RMB8-10 billion fund to promote its cultural and creative sectors.
By then, with an annual added value from cultural and creative industries hitting over RMB260 billion, Chengdu will foster a batch of cultural and creative products, and build some cultural landmarks and industrial parks, all of which are state-level and of international influence.

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