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Transport infrastructure investment reaches far and wide in Xinjiang

Updated: Oct 11, 2022 chinadaily.com.cn/Xinhua Print
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Aerial photo shows a view of a highway in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, July 20, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

The investment in transport infrastructure hit 51.84 billion yuan ($7.21 billion) during January to August in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, with the figure having increased 15.3 percent year-on-year, according to the regional transportation department.

From 2012, the newly built highway in Xinjiang is 62,200 kilometers, with a total length of 217,300 kilometers. The density of the highway network increased by over 40 percent compared with the beginning of 2012.

Aerial photo shows a view of a highway in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Aug 13, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
Aerial photo shows a view of a highway in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 28, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]
Aerial photo shows a view of a highway in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Oct 10, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]
This photo shows cars driving on the Dushanzi-Kuqa highway, one of the China's most scenic roads, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Sept 18, 2019. [Photo/VCG]
This photo shows a view of a highway in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 17, 2021. [Photo/VCG]
This photo shows a view of a highway in the Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Aug 1 , 2022. [Photo/VCG]

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