The 11th Annual Meeting of The Chongqing Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Council was held on 25th, September at Chongqing Yuelai International Convention Center.
Executive Chairman of the Meeting Ben Keswick said in his speech that in the past 10 years, high perspicacity stimulated by the Annual Meeting of The Chongqing Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Council have made great contribution to the fast development of Chongqing, Chongqing has now become a vibrant city, which laid a solid foundation for future development. This session of annual meeting is very meaningful, I am very much like to see a lot of world 500 strong enterprise leaders gathered here to participate in the discussion.Members are from science and technology, manufacturing, logistics, retail and financial services and other fields; these different industry background will bring unique perspectives and points of view, and it can let us have a deeper knowledge of the topic relevant to the subject and the opportunity of the annual meeting. Beside, it also accelerates the faster development of service trade of Chongqing.
Mayor Huang Qifan said, this session of annual meeting is discussed around the theme: Development of Trade in Services against the Background of “Made-in-China 2025” Plan and “Internet Plus”, which is of great significance to promote Chongqing to better adapt and lead new normal economic development and upgrading economic development. The action plan of“Made-in-China 2025” and “Internet Plus”is to promote China from "manufacturing power" to "create power" and "service power", modern service trade would usher in a rare golden development in the process. For this purpose, over the years Chongqing is striving to build inland open mechanism featured by big channel, big customs clearance, big platform, Which has formed "the three triad" open system, laid a good foundation in the development of service trade. Chongqing launched the bonded goods display trade, cross-border e-commerce, bonded trade innovation, cloud computing, big data, special international financial settlement and other new service trade, which promote the annual growth of the city’s service trade remains above 25%. On “13th Five-Year” plan, Chongqing will seize and make full use of the historical opportunity brought by China Singapore interconnection demonstration project, "modern service trade as the theme” since free trade area construction, greatly developing the financial settlement services; relying on the development of international logistics transportation hub construction, extending and deepening bonded trade in bonded area, developing cloud computing data service, promoting the development of knowledge intensive services trade, expanding service trade scale, accelerating structure optimization and quality improvement. Chongqing is willing to share this opportunity with you, together create a new development space of service trade.
On the meeting, Mayor Huang Qifan awarded Chey Taewon,Consultant president of SK Company; Yoshiharu Inaba, consultant chief executive of Fanuc LTD. 34 council members, consultants and representatives proposed many insights around the theme “Development of Chongqing Trade in Services against the Background of “Made-in-China 2025” and Chongqing Trade in Services and build leading advantage of service trade against the Background of “Internet Plus”.
Vice mayor Weng Jieming, He Ting, Wu Gang, liu Qiang, Tan Jialin, Chen Lvping, Mu Huaping, Liu Gui-ping attended the annual meeting.