Yesterday, Dalian economic and trade delegation led by Mayor Xiao Shengfeng left for India, Singapore and Malaysia to carry out friendly exchanges and economic activities.
This visit constitutes a significant action of Dalian municipal Party committee and Dalian municipal government to implement innovation-driven development strategy, accelerate structural adjustment and construct the new system of open economy. The action aims to actively advertise some important national strategy such as a new round of revitalization of the old industrial base in Northeast China and the construction of “One Belt and One Road”. Also, in the construction of Dalian Jinpu New Area, National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone and China (Dalian) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the region and policy advantages, a good international business environment and a huge development space are publicized as well. As a result, the popularity and influence of Dalian will be further improved, which can promote Dalian to carry out higher-level cooperation with a wider range and in a deeper level with relevant Asian countries.
During the visit, the delegation will meet relevant enterprises of India, Singapore and Malaysia to promote further cooperation in software and information technology services, education, medical treatment, logistics and port, and the construction of urban complex. The delegation will communicate with the governments and trade organizations of the three countries to hold economic and trade cooperation forums and introduce Dalian’s socio-economic development, especially its construction of international shipping center of northeast Asia, International Logistics Center, International Trade Center, Regional Financial Center, Modern Industry Area and new-type urbanization. The delegation will introduce the great opportunities brought by the construction of China (Dalian) Pilot Free Trade Zone, National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone and Cross-Border e-Commerce Comprehensive Pilot Zone. More Asia enterprises will be attracted to investment in Dalian to push Dalian to “Walk out”, so that an international market and the new advantage of international economic cooperation and competition can be developed in Dalian, which can achieve a new round of higher level opening up to the outside world.