The 5th China-CEEC Investment Cooperation Meeting held in Ningbo

2019-06-08 19:56:07 source: In Zhejiang;By Hu Zichen



On the afternoon of June 8, the 5th China-CEEC Investment Cooperation Meeting was held successfully in Sheraton Ningbo Donggang Hotel in the theme of “Innovation-Opening-Building a New Platform for Investment Cooperation”. The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China and the People's Government of Zhejiang Province co-host this meeting with the aim to promote a more durable and efficient China-CEEC partnership and to build a better business environment and bilateral economic relation in the context of BRI construction.


The meeting is centered on building a new platform for cross-border industrial investment and cooperation between China and CEEC as well as initiating meetings between China's companies and CEEC foreign investment promotion agencies, industrial parks and business leaders. Thus, a professional intermediary consulting area is set up to provide systematic and comprehensive outreach consulting services in fields including finance, insurance and law for entrepreneur participants. Today's professional financial advisors include Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China Exim Bank, China Development Bank, CITIC Insurance, PICC, Ernst & Young.


More than 350 representatives from domestic and foreign government departments, investment promotion agencies and business representatives from Beijing, Shanghai, Hubei, Hebei, Shandong, Guangdong and Guangxi participated in this meeting. At the same time, more than 60 representatives from government representatives, overseas investment promotion agencies and enterprises from 10 CEE countries including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia came to the meeting to seek business opportunities with Chinese companies. In terms of investment scale, the conference unprecedentedly received a total of 143 investment projects from seven countries including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, covering disciplines of automotive, aviation, energy, electronics, logistics, infrastructure, health care, tourism, agriculture and food processing.


In the government official level, the China-CEEC Investment Cooperation Meeting was also highly valued by the participating countries. The Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia, the Minister of Economy and Innovation of Lithuania, the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, the Secretary of State of the Romanian Ministry of Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship, and the Deputy Secretary of State of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Latvia, respectively addressed the conference and gave positive reviews and expectations to the bilateral economic relations.


It is also noteworthy that Professor Chen Xin, the deputy director of European Studies, CASS, gave a thought-provoking speech. He envisioned a positive business prospect of the bigger market contributed by the China-Europe Land and Sea Express cooperation. In addition to the energy industry and agriculture cooperation, policy environment stability influenced by American hegemony and capital privatization would be another issue to address.

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