Guangdong Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference, London, 14 June 2017
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The Party Secretary of Guangdong province will be leading a delegation of official and business representatives on a visit to the UK this June.
The delegation is looking to meet with UK companies to discuss investment and cooperation opportunities at this conference.
09:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 11:00 Opening Ceremony
Welcome speech by Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in the UK
Keynote speech by Senior leader of Guangdong Province
Promotional presentation by leader of Shenzhen Municipal Government
Presentation by UK company investing in Guangdong
Contract signing ceremony
11:20 - 13:00 Breakout Sessions & Matchmaking
3) Foreign Talent Recruitment
B-2-B Matchmaking Session - further information on matchmaking session to follow.
13:00 - 14:00 Buffet lunch
About Guangdong Province
Guangdong Province is located in the southeast of China Mainland and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau. As the pioneering province since China implemented the Reform and Opening Up Policy in 1978, Guangdong is now the strongest province in the country. In 2016, Guangdong’s GDP reached 1.1 trillion US Dollars, growing by 7.5%, ranking No. 16 in the world as an economic entity. The import and export value exceeded 1 trillion USD, taking up 1/4 of the national total. By far, there are over 170000 foreign enterprises established in Guangdong and Guangdong enterprises have invested in over 100 countries in the world, establishing over 6000 enterprises.
Guangdong enjoys excellent investment environment, huge space for business development, complete infrastructure, transportation accessibility in all directions, widely covering communication networks, high-efficient and smooth custom clearance, a large amount of high quality human resources, complete industry system, standard financing system and intellectual property right transaction market.
With the implementation of the cooperation frame agreements among Guangdong Hong Kong and Macau, the Great Pearl River Delta is under accelerating formation as the world-class city cluster.
There are 3 special economic zones, 6 national economic and technological development zones, 9 hi-tech industrial development zones, 17 bonded logistics supervision areas/sites, 36 provincial industry relocation industrial parks and a batch of provincial development zones. All these areas provide great opportunities for business.
89 – 90 Park Lane