On July 5th, Ren Hongbin, Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), met in Beijing with Li Wei, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Jilin Provincial Committee, Secretary General of CPC Jilin Provincial Committee and Vice Governor of Jilin Province. The two sides had in-depth exchanges on topics such as co-hosting the World Cold Zone Economic Conference and jointly promoting economic and trade cooperation among members of the cold zone economic belt.
Ren Hongbin said that the CCPIT attaches great importance to and supports the economic and social development of Jilin Province, and will continue coordinating its resources and make use of its close ties with enterprises, chambers of commerce and business associations at home and abroad to boost Jilin's high-level opening-up and high-quality economic and social development. By joint hosting the World Cold Zone Economic Conference, the CCPIT and Jilin Province's is taking a solid step to implement the important instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping to promote the comprehensive revitalization of Northeast China. It's imperative to seize the great opportunity presented by the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics, and spare no effort to deliver a distinctive first conference with high standards, so as to help revitalize the old industrial bases in Northeast China.
Li Wei thanked the CCPIT for its long-term support to Jilin and then briefly introduced the preparations the province has made for the first World Cold Zone Economic Conference. He noted that the CCPIT has rich experience in organizing major economic and trade activities, so he hoped that the CCPIT and Jilin province can make joint efforts to cultivate the conference into an important platform for deepening industrial exchanges and cooperation among members of the cold zone economic belt, launch initiatives to uphold trade liberalization and facilitation and strengthen cooperation in industrial and supply chains, and contribute to the economic growth and social development of Northeast China.
Zhang Shaogang, Vice Chairman of the CCPIT, and officials in charge of relevant departments and agencies affiliated with the CCPIT also attended the meeting.