About Xuhui
  • Medicine and Sanitation

    Xuhui has been promoting the reform among public hospitals and group procurement of drugs; it has set up 2 medical coalitions to enhance the service capacity of district-level hospitals: the municipal 6th-8th hospital and the Zhongshan-Central hospital. In the meantime, it keeps deepening the comprehensive reform of community healthcare services through encouraging family doctor and residents to sign agreements in the "1+1+1" form, as well as providing the "long-term prescription" and "extended prescription" services, which has made Xuhui the forerunner among other districts on major healthiness indexes of residents. Xuhui is also fully implementing the two child policy.

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  • Endless Endeavor for Administration Innovations Has Brought Improved Urban Environment

    In line with the principles of tidiness, orderliness and security, Xuhui has been innovating its administrative mechanisms on urban and residential areas, extending its efforts in comprehensive governance, and improving the delicacy management capacity. The ecological environment has been significantly enhanced. It has established a comprehensive grid management system covering the district—sub-districts and towns—residential areas levels; in facilitating its preparation to be listed as a National Civilized Urban Area, Xuhui has effectively tackled serous issues including disorderly stalls and unlicensed operations. Following Shanghai's campaign against illegal buildings and operations, Xuhui has strengthened its supervising power on illegal buildings, which has led to the complete removal of potentially risky sites including the high-voltage line above Guijiang Road, and a total area of demolished illegal buildings of 1.8 million square meters in 5 years. In addition, Xuhui has been working on a clean air project by closing 3 concrete mixing stations and 10 dregs and sand terminals along Longwu Road and Dianpu River, which has led to a total dust full decrease of 33.8%. It has also devised a river monitor system as well as different policies for different rivers, resulting in the successful management of the filthy Chunshen Port and Sanyou River. To improve the ecological environment, the district has completed the greenway in Xujiahui Park project and the Donghu public green space projects, and has created 46.4 hectares of public green space and 6.2 km of urban greenways, contributing to a green coverage rate of 29%.

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  • Education and Culture

    As part of its efforts in fully implementing the comprehensive education reform, Xuhui set up the Nan Yang Model Education Group, making itself the first district in Shanghai with a full schooling coverage in all neighborhoods. As it keeps establishing new and high-quality schools to promote education, Xuhui was awarded as a Model District for the national objective of universal nine-year compulsory education and eliminating young and middle-aged illiteracy. In addressing the problems of admission, Xuhui has established 1 nine-year school, 2 elementary schools, 5 kindergartens and 9 teaching sites in kindergartens. Xuhui has created China's first batch of public cultural service demonstration areas, with 211 entertainment rooms under residential committee transformed into cultural display venues. Also, Xuhui is working on establishing 30-minute sports circles, and has been successfully listed as Shanghai’s first National Sports Industry Demonstration Base.

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  • Population and Employment

    Population and Family Planning At the end of 2015, the registered population of the region was 919,700, a net increase of 1,500 than the previous year. The residential population totaled 1.0891 million, a decrease of 20,600 than the previous year. The region's newly-born population through the year was 6,962, constituting a birth rate of 7.58 ‰; with 7,805 deaths, the mortality rate was 8.49 ‰; the annual population growth rate was -0.91 ‰. Labor and Employment At the end of 2015, the number of registered unemployed urban citizens in Xuhui was 19,142, which was below the quota of 19,800. 42,636 new jobs were created. 670,773 training sessions on different subjects were conducted, where 31,423 attendees were covered by government subsidies; 19,679 advanced-or-higher skill training sessions were completed. Wages of 206,814 people were agreed through the collective consultation mechanism.

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  • Xuhui’s Comprehensive Economic Strength Has Significantly Increased as It Keeps Promoting Industrial Transformation and Upgrade

    Adhering to the overall principle of basing advancement on stability, Xuhui has been actively adapting itself to the new normal of China’s economic development, putting more emphasis on rebalancing the economic structure, and improving the quality and efficiency of its economic development. In 2016, Xuhui’s GDP reached RMB 149.5 billion yuan, a 7.8% growth annually; it yielded a fiscal revenue of RMB 18.6 billion yuan with an annual increase of 12.3%. A continuously optimized industrial structure. The proportion of the added value of the tertiary industry in GDP accounted for 89.3% in 2016, up from 82% in 2011, symbolizing a modern service-oriented industrial structure has been established. The comprehensive service industry reform pilot has been properly implemented, with a rapid growth of the five key industries such as professional service, information service, science and technology research and development service, the financial service, as well as culture and tourist exhibition service, which resulted in a turnover of RMB 203 billion yuan, a 14.2% annual increase. Commerce and trade also achieved a steady growth. After an adjustment in business types and brand structure to promote the integrated ATL and BTL development of commerce, travel and culture, the Xujiahui commercial zone is now considered by consumers as their "favorite shopping area in Shanghai." In 2016, Xuhui witnessed a total sales revenue of commodity of RMB 447.3 billion yuan, an annual increase of 9.3%. The Industry sector is being restructured through a series of adjustments, with a steady development in the advanced manufacturing and production services, which resulted in a total output value of RMB 52.5 billion yuan from large-scale enterprises in 2016. Continuously improved economic benefits. There have been productive results in promoting industrial clusters and a layout of advanced industries including information technology, healthcare, culture and creativity, and innovative finance, contributing more greatly to the economic growth. As the headquarters economy is under dynamic development, in the past 5 years, Xuhui has used a total of contracted foreign capital of 5.27 billion US dollars and has introduced 34 headquarters of multinational corporations including MSD, which has resulted in 100 headquarters in the district and 35 office buildings of over RMB 100 million yuan in tax revenue. Xuhui has completed tasks in energy-saving emission reduction for the "12th Five-Year Plan", with a total decrease of energy consumption for value addition by 20.7%; 15 public buildings including Huijin Department Store were rated as model energy-saving projects. Considerable improvements in business and commerce. By learning and promoting the reform measures of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone and further reforming commercial systems such as the separation of certificates and licenses, the coverage Xuhui’s innovative systems for customs supervision, financial services and inspection and quarantine has been expanded, and the service efficiency has been improved. Xuhui will further carry out the market-oriented reform of state-owned capital and enterprises, and promote state-owned capital and enterprises to cluster into functional areas and oriented industries, with an annual rate of value maintenance and appreciation of 105%. Sub-district authorities are no longer responsible for attracting investment, and a new mechanism of industrial promotion of "functional areas + state-owned capital platform + social cooperation" has been established as a new investment attraction mode featuring precision, specialization, and market orientation. The Any Service for Enterprises platform has been established to strengthen services in human resources, financing guarantees and corporate listing, with 76 new enterprises that have listed in domestic and foreign exchanges or in the OTC market in the last 5 years.

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