On August 3rd, Tan Chengxu met with Toshihiro Kuriyama, the president of Japan Alps Electronic Co., Ltd., in the VIP room of the municipal government. The two sides held in-depth discussions on further strengthening cooperation and promoting the accelerated development of Alps Electronics. The Secretary-General of the Municipal Government, Yi Qingtao, attended the meeting.
Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. is a well-known Japanese manufacturer of integrated electronic components. In 1993, it invested in the establishment of a factory in Dalian with main activities including automotive accessory products and other electronic components. Currently, 8 companies have been established in the city, of which the Alps. (China) Dalian R&D Center has become the largest R&D base of Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. overseas.
During the meeting, Tan Chengxu introduced the economic and social development of the city to the guests, especially the economic and trade exchanges with Japan. He said that Dalian is currently in a critical period of expanding its opening up and economic transformation and upgrading. Dalian is willing to carry out deeper, broader and wider cooperation with well-known enterprises at home and abroad. It is hoped that Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. would seize the opportunity and make full use of Dalian's advantages in location, policies, industry and talents to further increase investment in research and development, expand the scale of production of high-end products and realize win-win development. Tan Chengxu that all levels of government will continue to support Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. in the development and growth.
Mr. Kuriyama thanked the Dalian authorities for their concern and support for the companies of Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. in Dalian. He said that, in view of Dalian's good investment environment and the smooth development of the companies, Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. will continue to increase the scale of investment in Dalian and make more contributions to Dalian's economic and social development.