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On September 21, 1949, 662 representatives from all walks of life gathered in Beijing to attend the first Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in preparation for the founding of New China.
In 1980, China decided to establish special economic zones in Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Shantou in South China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen in Southeast China's Fujian Province, which boosted China’s economic reform and opening up.