Guiyang, September 9 (Deng Wanli, Zhou Yanling) "Guizhou has made great achievements in the high-quality development of innovative, green and open economy, and we can feel that Guizhou has unlimited business opportunities and vigorous vitality. Ding Kunhua, honorary president of the National Taiwan Compatriots Investment Enterprise Association, said that Guizhou is a good place for development, and will share the development status of Guizhou with Taiwan friends who invest and operate in the mainland.

The 2023 Guizhou-Taiwan Economic and Trade Exchange and Cooperation Symposium opened in Guiyang, Guizhou on the 19th. Photo by reporter Qu Honglun

With the theme of "Sharing New Opportunities, Integration and Common Development", the 2023 Guizhou-Taiwan Economic and Trade Exchange and Cooperation Symposium opened in Guiyang, Guizhou on the 19th. A number of Taiwan businessmen said that Guizhou, located in the hinterland of the southwest, has a good economic and social development trend with the improvement of transportation infrastructure, and looks forward to carrying out exchanges and cooperation in more fields in the future to achieve mutual benefit and win-win results.

Wang Quanhong, chief executive director of the Taiwan Chamber of Commerce, said that Guizhou has vigorously promoted economic transformation and upgrading in recent years, and its economic structure has shown diversification, especially in tourism, agriculture, forestry, digital economy and other industries have flourished, and emerging industries such as machinery manufacturing, building materials and electronic information technology have also risen rapidly.

Data map: Tourists watch a national dance performance in Bisha Miao Village, Bingmei Town, Congjiang County, Guizhou Province. Photo by Wu Dejun

In Wang Quanhong's view, with the gradual recovery of cross-strait direct shipping points, the close docking of industrial chains and supply chains, and the rising benefits of economic and trade cohesion and economic integration, it will accelerate the inclusive development of cross-strait economic and trade, "Taiwan companies have many investment opportunities in Guizhou, especially in big data, finance, health industry, cross-border e-commerce, cultural and creative industries and in-depth tourism. ”

Continuing to deepen economic and trade cooperation is in the common interests of Qianqian and Taiwan. In recent years, Guizhou has promulgated a series of policies to benefit Taiwan, such as the Implementation Opinions on Promoting Economic and Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation between Taiwan and Taiwan, and compiled the Guide to Investment, Work and Life Services for Taiwan Compatriots in Guizhou, creating convenient conditions for Taiwan businessmen to invest, start businesses and live in Guizhou. Since 2023, economic and trade exchanges between Qiantai and Taiwan have been warm, and 28 Taiwan-funded enterprises have been registered in Qiantai.

Lin Gufeng, vice chairman of the National Association of Taiwan Compatriots Investment Enterprises and chairman of the board of directors of the Guizhou Yuanfeng Forestry Company Limited, said: Over the past 30 years and more, Taiwan businessmen have achieved good results in investment in Guangdong, Fujian, Jiangsu, and other coastal areas, accumulating rich experience.

It is optimistic about the development space of Guizhou, Lin Gufeng's enterprise established Guizhou Yuanfeng Forestry Company in Luodian, Guizhou in 2021, specializing in afforestation and afforestation, which has afforested 15000,2024 mu and plans to complete afforestation of 4,<> mu by <>. At the same time, he also plans to do deep processing of wood, committed to creating a circular economy, "green water and green mountains are gold and silver mountains, and I am now a practitioner." ”

"As a place full of creativity and cultural heritage, Taiwan focuses on combining traditional culture with tourism experience to create unique tourism products." Taiwan businessman Wu Chonghao said that Guizhou has unique and rich natural and cultural resources, and Qianzhou and Taiwan can integrate and develop in the cultural tourism industry to achieve complementary advantages.

Wu Chonghao is currently engaged in the fragrance industry and tourism cultural and creative industries in the mainland. He said that the company plans to build a number of industrial parks in the mainland within five years, and hopes to build an industrial park in Guizhou in the future to promote the integrated development of agriculture, culture and tourism. (End)