Matthew Rous, the chief executive of CBBC, led a business delegation to Liaoning recently. The delegation was met by Mr Tang Yijun, Governor of Liaoning province and Mr Jiang Youwei, Mayor of Shenyang on June 3rd. The delegation was met by Mr Tan Chengxu, Mayor of Dalian on June 4th.
Mr Tang warmly welcomed the delegation and expressed his appreciation for the work that CBBC has done for the Liaoning-UK cooperation. Mr Tang briefed the current situation of Liaoning and stated that Liaoning is creating a favorable business environment to expedite northeast revitalization. He expressed his wish for further support from CBBC in Liaoning-UK exchange and cooperation especially to Sino-UK Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Park. Liaoning will also provide full support to promote cooperation between Liaoning and the UK in all areas to achieve more practical results.
Matthew Rous confirmed that CBBC will play its role as a platform to actively connect with UK and Liaoning businesses, enhance bilateral economic and trade exchanges and achieve mutually beneficial and win-win development.
Mr Jiang Youwei, Mayor of Shenyang warmly welcomed the delegation and briefed the current economic and social development of Shenyang. He expressed his wish for further support from CBBC in Shenyang-UK exchange and cooperation in investment and trade and other sectors and attracted more UK companies to invest in Shenyang.
Matthew Rous emphasized that CBBC and Shenyang could work more closely together to achieve further win-win success in areas which is in line with the development strategy of Shenyang, especially in sectors of high tech and advanced manufacturing.
Mr Tan Chengxu, Mayor of Shenyang warmly welcomed the delegation and briefed the current economic and social development of Dalian as well as the latest status of Sino-UK Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Park. He emphasized that the park is the key cooperation project jointly promoted by the Chinese and British governments and expressed his wish in further support from CBBC in Dalian-UK exchange and cooperation in sectors such as innovation. Matthew Rous stated that CBBC will promote Dalian to British companies and stimulate their interest to explore business opportunities in Dalian.
On the same day, Matthew Rous also gave opening speech during In the Zone Report Launch event Dalian Leg. The event was co-chaired with Dalian Sino-UK Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Park and Dalian Commerce Bureau. The counselor of British Embassy, Mr Nick Low; the director of Dalian Commerce Bureau, Mr Cong Ke as well as Secretary of Working Committee of Party/Director of Administrative Committee, Mr Li Damin also delivered speech.