On 16 January 2017, the Signing Ceremony of the Investors settled inASEAN Tianjin Eco-City Commercial Centre was held in Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC). About 100 guests including Mr. Yang Zhijie, Vice Chairman of SSTEC Management Committee, Mr. Li Yuan, Director of Trade and Investment Division of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), Mr. Sun Jianhua, Deputy Director of Education, Culture and Tourism Division of ACC, Ms. Azizah Aziz, Tourism Counsellor of Malaysia Embassy in China, Mr. Simon Wong, President of Sarawak Entrepreneur Association and representatives of ASEAN,Chinese entrepreneurs, and media attended the ceremony.
Mr. Yang Zhize, Mr. Liyuan, Ms. Azizah Aziz, Mr. Simon Wong, and Mr. Zhang Yu delivered speeches respectively. They welcomed the first batch of enterprises to settle in the Commercial Centre, hoped them to achieve greater development on the platform, and make new contribution to the ASEAN-China economic cooperation towards a win-win result. The enterprises from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, and China, who are to settle in the Commercial Centre, signed the contracts respectively.
ASEAN Tianjin Eco-City Commercial Centre is jointly built by ACC and SSTEC. Currently, the three core businesses of the Commercial Centre, including ASEAN lifestyle centre, ASEAN culture and tourism exhibition centre, and ASEAN products distribution centre are almost in place. The Commercial Centre is hopefully to open within 2017.