From September 24th to 26th, Gao Yan, Chairperson of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), went to Shenyang and Dalian in Liaoning Province to conduct research on the comprehensive revitalization of the Northeast China, the construction of a pilot free trade zone, and the stability of fundamentals of foreign trade and foreign capital.
During her stay in Liaoning, Gao Yan met with relevant governmental leaders of Liaoning Province, Shenyang City, and Dalian City to exchange views on deepening bilateral cooperation, attended a symposium of CCPIT sub-councils, branches and agencies to gain insights into the reform deepening of Liaoning Province’s trade promotion system, and visited Dalian Area of Liaoning Pilot Free Trade Zone to conduct research on its achievements and experience in terms of system innovation, industrial development, and opening up. She also visited enterprises such as SIASUN Robot & Automation CO., Ltd. and GONA, and attended enterprise symposium in Shenyang International Software Park to listen to enterprises’ requests, opinions and suggestions.
Gao Yan said that the Northeast China is the cradle of New China’s industry and an important industrial and agricultural base of the country, and Liaoning, the only coastal province in the Northeast China, enjoys unique geographical advantages. The CCPIT has always been committed to serving the country’s major regional development strategies, and is ready to give full play to its own advantages to work together with Liaoning Provincial Party Committee and Liaoning Provincial People’s Government to jointly promote the construction of the Liaoning Pilot Free Trade Zone, accelerate the development of emerging industries, and provide high-quality and efficient corporate services, so as to contribute to the high-quality co-construction of the Belt and Road initiative, promote the construction of a new development pattern, and make greater contributions to the comprehensive revitalization of the Northeast China during the “14th Five-Year Plan” period.
Officials from CCPIT General Office, Department of Development Research, CCPIT Academy, Liaoning Sub-council, Shenyang Sub-council and Dalian Sub-council also participated in the investigation.