Yesterday morning (May 8), the opening ceremony of Foshan Investment Promotion Agency and the signing ceremony of major project proposals for investment were officially held in AIA Financial Center, Nanhai, Foshan.
(the opening ceremony of Foshan Investment Promotion Agency)
The director of Guangdong Board of Investment Promotion, Sun Bin and the deputy secretary of the CPC Foshan Municipal Committee and the Mayor of Foshan, Zhu Wei and other guests attended the ceremony. Eight project proposals that have been signed are all high-quality proposals with large scale, high technical value and strong driving force. The structural equivalence among these eight project proposals is very balanced. In terms of manufacturing industry, it covers emerging industries such as new energy and new material and traditional industries like equipment manufacturing and household construction. In the field of modern service industry, it includes project proposals like cloud data, headquarter economy, technology and complex for medical institution industry. The sum of investment of eight project proposals reaches up to 17.3 billion yuan ($2.5bn), among which 5 billion yuan ($0.72bn) is respectively for two proposals.
(the deputy secretary of the CPC Foshan Municipal Committee and the Mayor of Foshan, Zhu Wei)
These eight project proposals that have been signed include, Comtec Namkoo (Foshan) Power Co Ltd, Jinglong WAT Cloud Data Center project, Guangdong Huitailong Intelligent Household Manufacturing Headquarter project, Tian’an Chuangzhi Ecological Technology Town project, Lehua Hengye Group Headquarter Production Base project, Pojen Hospital Senior Care and Health Keeping Complex project, Liando U Valley Sanshui Water Capital Industry Complex project and Jinwei Intelligent Equipment Manufacturing project.
(the director of Guangdong Board of Investment Promotion, Sun Bin)
“Project determines development, and attracting investment determines future.” Said Zhu Wei. Zhu thinks that, investment promotion is crucial for the stable increase, structural adjustment and method transformation of economy, which is also the important way for Foshan to grasp the commanding height of development and improve urban competitiveness. In recent years, Foshan has introduced a batch of major industry projects such as FAW-Volkswagen, Foton and CCRC, which has provided a strong support for the transformation and upgrading of economy and stable development of Foshan.
(the proposal signing ceremony)
Now Foshan is facing the significant strategy window period in the fields of investment promotion. In the early April this year, the general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Xi Jinping gave important instruction to Guangdong Province and expected that Guangdong could provide crucial support for the construction of new system of open economy for the whole nation. Zhu Wei hopes that Foshan Investment Promotion Agency can build up a team of “special force” for investment promotion and put more emphasis on more professional and careful service for more enterprises and projects to settle down in Foshan.
(the proposal signing ceremony)
Sun Bin indicates that, the opening ceremony of Foshan Investment Promotion Agency and the signing ceremony of major project proposals for investment means a new page for Foshan’s next turn of investment promotion. Foshan’s outstanding results in investment promotion in recent years offer precious experience for the whole province, in terms of investment promotion for industrial chain.