Than line

02 May

The Bank also pays particular attention to the western and central provinces, where poverty rates are significantly higher than in coastal provinces.

About two-thirds of active projects are in lagging interior provinces.

Since its first investment in 1985 to date, IFC has invested US.5 billion (combined IFC's own account and mobilization, including short-term finance) to support over 370 projects across 30 provinces in China.

In fiscal year 2017, IFC has invested US4 million in 19 projects.

New approaches are also being introduced to finance investments to improve energy efficiency, pilot and expand the use of innovative renewable energy sources, rehabilitate and modernize urban district heating systems, and address air pollution.

Urban environmental management is being strengthened to help cities meet challenges such as rapid motorization.

The CPS emphasizes knowledge sharing and cooperation through advice and analytical products and through investments at the provincial level that introduce and demonstrate new approaches.

A Performance and Learning Review (PLR) of the CPS, prepared in early 2016, found good progress in implementing the CPS.

From improving journey times across London, to easing congestion and offering better connections, the Elizabeth line will provide easier, quicker and more direct travel opportunities across the capital.Close We use cookies to ensure we give you the best experience on our website.If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Crossrail website.As China develops, collaborative research and analysis are becoming an important part of the Bank’s engagement.For example, China 2030: Building a Modern, Harmonious, and Creative Society, a joint research report by the World Bank and the Development Research Center of China’s State Council, lays out six strategic directions for China’s future: completing the transition to a market economy; accelerating the pace of open innovation; going “green” to transform environmental stresses into green growth as a driver for development; expanding opportunities and services such as health, education and access to jobs for all people; modernizing and strengthening its domestic fiscal system; and seeking mutually beneficial relations with the world by connecting China’s structural reforms to the changing international economy.