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Dalian Held the 2019 Summer Davos Forum Sino-Foreign Enterprise Exchange Meeting
2019-07-03

In early summer in romantic city, the sky is blue and the sea is clear, and the wind is pleasant and smooth. The picturesque and romantic seaside of Donggang is full of talents and friends. Last night, the 2019 Dalian Summer Davos Forum Sino-foreign Enterprise Exchange Meeting hosted by the SASAC of the State Council and the World Economic Forum and hosted by the Dalian Municipal Government was held at the Fuli Hilton Hotel. Hao Peng, secretary and director of the SASAC of the State Council's, delivered the keynote speech. Chen Qiufa, Chen Qiufa, Secretary of Liaoning Provincial CPC Committee and Director of Standing Committee of Liaoning Provincial People's Congress, Tang Yijun, deputy secretary and governor of Liaoning Provincial CPC Committee, Ren Hongbin, deputy director of the SASAC of the State Council's, Zhou Bo, deputy secretary of Liaoning Provincial CPC Committee, Chen Xiangqun, Member of Liaoning Provincial Party Committee Standing Committee and Vice Governor, Tan Zuojun, member of CPC Standing Committee of Liaoning Province and secretary of CPC Committee of Dalian, Liu Huanxin, member and secretary of CPC Standing Committee of Liaoning Province, Cui Fenglin , Vice Governor ,Tan Chengxu, Mayor, and World Economic Forum Chairman Schwab delivered separate speeches. Officials from 28 foreign enterprises, 16 central enterprises, 22 provincial and municipal state-owned enterprises and private enterprises attended the meeting.

 

In his speech, Tan Chengxu thanked the National Development and Reform Commission, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission and other ministries, Professor Schwab and people from all walks of life at home and abroad for their attention and support to Dalian. He said that the 2019 Dalian Summer Davos Sino-foreign Enterprise Exchange Meeting was the first high-end exchange and discussion activity held by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission and the World Economic Forum since the 13th Summer Davos Forum, fully demonstrating the important position of enterprises as the main force of economic growth. With the theme of "Seizing the New Opportunities of Globalization 4.0", this meeting will discuss in depth such major topics as "Corporate Responsibility in the Era of Globalization 4.0" and "Strategic Choice for International Business and Industry to Win Win Together". It will further promote sincere dialogue and close communication between enterprises and governments, seize the new opportunities of globalization and form new advantages for development.

 

Tan Chengxu said that Dalian is an economic and trade hub from Eurasia to the Pacific Ocean, a bridgehead for Liaoning to establish a "The Belt and Road Initiative " comprehensive experimental zone, and has a number of state-level open platforms such as free trade zones and bonded zones. We have taken the initiative to integrate into the wave of global economic integration. We have introduced 115 top 500 enterprises in the world and 269 investment projects. We have set up more than 19,000 foreign-invested enterprises and attracted more than 110 billion US dollars of foreign capital. We are accelerating the construction of a new pattern of all-round opening to the outside world. We sincerely invite Chinese and foreign entrepreneurs to share the fruits of Dalian's opening-up and development and create a bright future of mutual benefit and win-win common development.

 

Schwab elaborated the concept of globalization 4.0 in his speech, saying that the World Economic Forum will continue to play a good platform role and make contributions for Chinese enterprises to firmly grasp the new opportunities brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and globalization 4.0, deeply integrate into the world business community, and jointly improve the future structure of the world.

 

At the meeting, Zhu Min, President of Tsinghua University National Institute of Finance, Song Zhiping, Chairman of China Building Materials, Li Xiaojia, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchange, Gao Weili, Chairman of Swiss Re Group's Global Cooperation, and Ji Zhijian, Chairman of Dalian Iceberg Group, held special discussions on "Corporate Responsibility in the Era of Globalization 4.0". Ning Gaoning, Chairman of Sinochem Group and Chairman of China Chemical Group, Bochner, Chairman of Boston Consulting Company, Liu Qitao, Chairman of China Communications Group, Liu Yanhui, Chairman of Dalian Bo Rong Holdings, and Depak, Chief Strategic Officer of SAP, Germany, spoke on the topic of "Strategic Choice for International Business and Industry to Win Together".

 

Deputy mayor Jin Guowei and Yi Qingtao, secretary general of the People's Government of Dalian, attended the meeting.