China News Agency, Chengdu, February 10th (Shan Peng) The 2023 Sichuan Merchants Returning Home Investment Development Symposium was held in Chengdu on the afternoon of the 10th.

The relevant person in charge of the Sichuan Provincial Economic Cooperation Bureau revealed that according to incomplete statistics, the actual investment of global Sichuan businessmen in Sichuan in the past five years has exceeded 300 billion yuan (RMB, the same below). In 2022, 49 major projects will be invested in Sichuan, with a total investment of 5.8 billion billion.

  In recent years, Sichuan's business environment has been continuously optimized, and the development of new economic and new consumption fields such as the digital economy, high-end manufacturing, medical health, and characteristic agriculture ranks among the top in the country, providing good opportunities for Sichuan businessmen to return to their hometowns to invest.

In this context, the "territory" of Sichuan businessmen's return home investment continues to expand, involving electronic information, biotechnology, artificial intelligence, new energy, food processing, agricultural product export, health care tourism and other fields.

  On the same day, more than 50 representatives of Sichuan businessmen from home and abroad, heads of Sichuan Chamber of Commerce in other places, and representatives of overseas Chinese businessmen from Sichuan participated in the event.

"Currently, the demand for tourism is getting stronger." Chen Xuegang, president of the Sichuan-Chongqing General Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar, is very optimistic about the investment prospects in Sichuan's cultural and tourism field. He revealed that he recently inspected Chengdu Pengzhou and Aba Wenchuan, "These two places are located in Chengdu's '1.5-hour economic circle' With pleasant climate and numerous tourists, it is suitable for the development of a 'weekend economy' that focuses on tourism and vacation."

  During the symposium, Liu Yonghao, president of the Sichuan Chamber of Commerce, read out the "Proposal for Sichuan Merchants to Return Home to Invest in Industries", proposing to drive the "circle of friends" at home and abroad, and set off a wave of investigation and investment in Sichuan.

"The strong resilience of China's economy and the fundamentals of Sichuan's long-term and stable economic development have further strengthened the confidence of global Sichuan businessmen to be optimistic about Sichuan and invest in their hometown." Liu Yonghao said that the Sichuan Chamber of Commerce has established a link with more than 60,000 representative companies of Sichuan businessmen around the world. The unique network system of Sichuan merchants attracts a large number of Sichuan merchants and well-known entrepreneurs at home and abroad to visit and invest in Sichuan every year.

  Liu Yonghao said that the current economy is gradually recovering, and enterprises in Sichuan Province should be encouraged to "go out" with their hometown as the fulcrum, grab orders and promote cooperation. At the same time, support Sichuan businessmen to bring their industrial "circle of friends" to invest in Sichuan. Realize "investment by business" in open cooperation.