ACC Attended the China-ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs “B&R” (Fangchenggang) Economic and Trade Cooperation Activities
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2018-Sep-26 08:23

On 26 September 2018, China-ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs “B&R” (Fangchenggang) Economic and Trade Cooperation Activities were opened in Fangchenggang City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The activities were co-organized by China Young Entrepreneurs Association, the Fangchenggang Municipal People’s Government and the Communist Youth League of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Mr. Liao Liyong, Deputy Party Secretary of CPC Fangchenggang Municipal Committee, Mr. Yi Bin, Vice Chairman of China Young Entrepreneurs Association, Mr. Zhen Shengjin, Vice Chairman of Guangxi Youth Association and Chairman of Guangxi Young Entrepreneurs Association, Mr. Kosavian, Chairman of ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Association, consulate generals in Nanning from Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, as well as 200 young entrepreneurs from 10 ASEAN countries and different provinces of China, attended the event. Mr. Guo Chuanwei, Director of Trade and Investment Division of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) addressed the event.

Mr. Guo Chuanwei said that, the “Belt & Road Initiative” proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 opened a new chapter for ASEAN-China cooperation, and has received positive response from more and more countries. The initiative has become China's approach to engage in global cooperation, improve the global economic governance and promote global common development and prosperity as well as the building of a community of shared future for mankind. Over the past five years, through the efforts of implementing the “Belt and Road Initiative”, China has enhanced its trade and investment liberalization and facilitation level, and widened the room of opening-up from the coastal areas to the inland areas, forming a new landscape of openness that links lands and sea and east and west. He briefed the young entrepreneurs on ASEAN-China economic and trade cooperation and the latest development of the Southern Transport Corridor and suggested the participants to make the best of such platforms as China-ASEAN Expo, China International Import Expo, etc. to actively participate in the building of “B&R”, China-ASEAN connectivity and industrial capacity investment cooperation.

From 27 to 28 September, a field trip was organized to historic and cultural sites, cross-border trade ports, fruits and cold-chain logistics development and other important projects in Fangchenggang, and business matching was held accordingly.

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