An investment promotion fair is held in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, on October 28-29. [Photo courtesy of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee]
An investment promotion fair was held in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, on October 28-29.
Co-hosted by the China Economic Cooperation Center (CECC) and the Jiaxing government, the event attracted more than 80 representatives of well-known business associations and enterprises in China from nearly 20 countries, including Russia. , Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Turkey and Malaysia.
Under the theme “Advancing the Pioneering Spirit, Seeking Common Development,” the event aims to promote exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and foreign enterprises in Jiaxing.
The fair demonstrated Jiaxing’s remarkable development achievements in promoting high-quality development and building a model city of common prosperity demonstration zone.
CECC director Peng Yong said it was especially important to hold the meeting in Jiaxing, the birthplace of the Chinese Communist Party. And during the period of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), China will accelerate the construction of a new development paradigm, which will provide new opportunities for foreign companies to expand in China.
He said the center is committed to promoting exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and foreign business communities, serving local economic and social development, and boosting openness.
Sheng Quansheng, Deputy Mayor of Jiaxing, welcomed the guests attending the meeting and introduced the economic and social development of Jiaxing, as well as the city’s investment environment and key industrial platforms and parks. .
He said the city is a logistics hub, a center of innovation, an engine of economic growth and a model of business integrity.
On the sidelines of the meeting, the meeting participants visited some industrial parks and businesses in the city.
They also visited the Nanhu Revolutionary Memorial Hall in Jiaxing, where they paid homage to the site of the 1st National Congress of the Communist Party of China, a wooden boat on Nanhu Lake, known as the “red boat”.
Visitors said they learned a lot about “the spirit of the red boat,” which refers to a pioneering spirit characterized by steadfast ideals and indomitable struggle, and the spirit inspired the CCP to strengthen itself under very difficult circumstances. , as well as development principles and courses.
Peng Bo, deputy director of the Zhejiang Provincial Government’s Foreign Affairs Bureau, appreciated the International Department of the CPC Central Committee for its great support for the event, and said that holding the fair may allow participants to feel the great importance of Zhejiang. has been committed to implementing the Party’s “red boat spirit” in the pursuit of high-quality development.
Representatives of foreign companies present at the meeting praised the great development achievements that the Chinese people have achieved under the leadership of the Party, and hoped that China will inject new impetus into global economic development as it continues. it pushes for the achievement of the second centenary goal – to make China a great modern socialist country in all respects.
They said that China’s accelerated construction of a new development paradigm offers significant development opportunities for other countries. And foreign enterprises in China are looking forward to further strengthening practical cooperation with local governments and enterprises in the country.