China News Network Jinan, February 25 (Reporter Li Xin) Shandong Province held a video signing ceremony for key foreign investment projects on the 25th. A total of 66 key projects were signed, involving 13 countries and regions including South Korea, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong. The total investment is expected to be US $ 14.39 billion, and the amount of foreign investment under agreements (contracts) is US $ 4.27 billion.
The signing ceremony was conducted in the form of "main venue + branch venue + investor video connection". The principals in 16 cities in Shandong Province introduced the foreign investment projects in each city and presided over the signing of the contract. Antoine Grange, CEO of Suez Environment Group's solid waste sector in Asia-Pacific, General Manager of Life Materials Related Industries Division of Sumitomo Corporation (China) Co., Ltd., and Takashi Ono, General Manager of Xiejie (Qingdao) Food Co., Ltd. made speeches and expressed their views on investing in Shandong. I hope that the project will come to fruition as soon as possible.
Liu Jiayi, secretary of the Shandong Provincial Party Committee, and Yu Zun, president of E & S Global Business of South Korea's SK Group, had a video exchange. Photo courtesy of Shandong Provincial Party Committee Propaganda Department
Liang Zhenying, vice chairman of the 13th CPPCC National Committee, attended a video signing ceremony in Hong Kong that day and said that Hong Kong is an international financial, trade and shipping center. Hong Kong and Shandong have close economic and trade relations and frequent exchanges. "In 2019, I led some CPPCC members to visit Shandong to study the marine economy, and organized a Lu, Hong Kong, and Macao study tour to investigate the development of the new and old kinetic energy conversion comprehensive test zone, and promoted in-depth cooperation between Hong Kong and Shandong in all aspects." I hope that Lu Gang will be involved in finance and high technology Complementary cooperation and win-win results in industries and other fields.
At the signing ceremony, Liu Jiayi, secretary of the Shandong Provincial Party Committee of the Communist Party of China, said that at present, Shandong has already started construction of a number of major projects and key foreign-invested projects. "Victory", increasing the opening up to the outside world, and achieving mutual benefit and win-win results between Shandong and the majority of investors have injected confidence and motivation.
"At present, Shandong's confidence and determination to overcome the epidemic are extremely firm. The efforts to serve foreign-funded foreign companies continue to increase. The pace of opening up to the outside world has become stronger. Shandong's investment and entrepreneurship environment will only be better and better." Liu Jiayi said. Relevant departments should strengthen overall coordination, policy integration, and element protection to provide the highest quality, most convenient, and most practical services for foreign-funded foreign companies to invest and develop in Shandong, and promote the early landing, early start, early production, and early results of the contracted projects, so as to better advance High-quality economic development.
Liu Jiayi said that during this special period, old and new friends in Shandong, using video connection methods to sign projects with Shandong, demonstrated their confidence in Shandong's development and sincerity in mutually beneficial cooperation. Shandong will also provide assistance to other countries and regions where the epidemic has spread. (Finish)