ACC Successfully Co-hosted the “Innovation Leading Development: 2019 ASEAN-China Intelligent Industry Conference” (2019-07-25)
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2019-Aug-8 12:31

On 25 July 2019, ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) co-hosted the “Innovation Leading Development: 2019 ASEAN-China Intelligent Industry Conference” in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, with the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to ASEAN, Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Ho Chi Minh City and Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Heads of government departments, international organizations and business associations of ASEAN and China including Mr. Chen Dehai, Secretary-General of ACC, Mr. Khov Makara, Undersecretary of State of Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia, Mr. Wu Jun, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Ho Chi Minh City, Ms. Jiang Qin, Minister Counsellor of the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to ASEAN, Mr. Vo Tan Thanh, Vice President of Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Masataka Fujita, Secretary-General of ASEAN-Japan Centre, Ms. Han Mei, Deputy Secretary-General of Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat, attended and addressed the conference. Representatives and experts from Guangdong High-tech Industry Chamber, Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Malaysian National Institute of Economics Research, Asia Pacific Investment Bank, FAW HAIMA Automobile Co. Ltd, Dorlly, 3 Nod Group, Bureau of Big Data Development of Guangxi, Huawei, BW Industrial Company, Xiaomi Finance, Kingsoft Cloud and Nanjing Digital Finance delivered remarks at the conference. About 500 representatives of relevant industries and enterprises from ASEAN and China participated in the event.

Secretary-General Chen Dehai said in his speech that innovation-driven development with mutual benefits have injected new impetus into global economic development and opened up new fields for ASEAN-China all-round cooperation. ASEAN and China should strengthen cooperation and deepen exchanges to seize the development opportunities brought by application of digital internet and smart technologies, and jointly explore new driving forces and paths for growth and development.

Undersecretary of State Khov Makara said that the building of an ecosystem of intelligent industry in ASEAN region requires support of governments of all the countries in the region and contributions from industry and academia. Cambodia is seeking to diversify its economy and upgrade its manufacturing, and welcomes all people around the world to contribute to the development of digital economy and intelligent industry.

Consul-General Wu Jun said that at present, the fourth industrial revolution represented by emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence is developing vigorously. It is time for China and ASEAN countries to strengthen cooperation in the intelligent industry. The Conference in Ho Chi Minh City will help boost the Chinese enterprises’ investment in Viet Nam and accelerate the development of Viet Nam’s intelligent industry.

Minister-Counsellor Jiang Qin said that trade, investment and industrial cooperation between ASEAN and China are advancing, which has formed a development pattern that is interdependent, serving as a bedrock for the development of ASEAN-China relations. With the deepening of economic and trade cooperation between ASEAN and China, both sides need to keep innovative thinking, tap new growth points of cooperation and inject vitality into bilateral cooperation.

Vice President Vo Tan Thanh said that in the context of the vigorous development of the fourth industrial revolution, Viet Nam is stepping up to push forward the deployment of cloud computing, artificial intelligence and other industries, striving to become an attractive investment destination with higher economic and environmental benefits.

Participants shared views and exchanged experiences on the topics such as cooperation and development opportunities for Chinese intelligent industry in ASEAN, innovation and cooperation in intelligent industry and silk road e-commerce between ASEAN and China, practice of China’s intelligent manufacturing, the construction of a mutually beneficial ecosystem for ASEAN’s intelligence industry in the new era, smart finance and 5G technology.


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