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A study on prospect of industrial development in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

  • Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,CAS,Beijing 100101,China

Received date: 2000-03-20

  Revised date: 2000-05-24

  Online published: 2000-12-25


This paper analyzes the history and situation of industrial development in the Qinghai Tibet plateau.In light with industrial transformation and growth of the plateau,the author puts forward that the plateau should take advantages of natural resources and establish industrial development strategy in the new century.Meanwhile,the paper also indicates the transformation and development directions for the leading industries.The main contents include to set up large agro industrial system with“principal grain crops”as the core,construct developing bases of hydraulic power and mineral resources,foster the new pillar industries with tourism industry,and speeds up the pace of constructing infrastructure and central towns and cities in the Qinghai Tibet plateau.Of which,the basic construction of resources exploitation is the main developing direction in the key regions.These key regions include the He Huang valley,the Qaidam Basin,river valleys in southern Qinghai Tibet plateau and the contiguous area Sichuan Yunnan Tibet.

Cite this article

ZHAO Jianan . A study on prospect of industrial development in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau[J]. JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES, 2000 , 15(4) : 358 -362 . DOI: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2000.04.008