Cixi government held a meeting promoting the key investment projects for the year 2010 at the Jinjiang Hotel of Shanghai a couple of days ago. Some 130 business clients from the US, the EU, the Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, representing industries of advanced manufacturing, trading, and property development, were present at the fair. Mr. Xu Huajiang, deputy party secretary and mayor of Cixi addressed the meeting. Vice Mayor Hu Jianguo chaired the meeting.
In his speech, Xu Huajiang first expressed his warm welcome and gratitude to the guests on behalf of the Cixi CPC Committee and the city government. He said that with years of rapid development and self improvement, the regional economy of Cixi is booming and the urban construction is making great strides forward, making the city an important node of the Yangtze Delta economic circle.
With the opening of the Hangzhou Bay Bridge, Cixi is pacing up the new urbanization and industrialization programs and has embarked on a new-round of development of the central urban areas and restructuring and upgrading of the economy. Therefore, Xu said, there are a great number of projects that call for cooperation and investment, which range from urban construction to advanced manufacturing and modern services. “Welcome to invest in Cixi. We will provide the best investment environment”, assured Xu.
The Shanghai investment meeting of key projects for the year 2010 was the first large-scale investment promotion activity held by Cixi this year. At the meeting, the trade bureau introduced the status quo of Cixi’s economy and social undertakings, the advantageous location and the investment environment of Cixi. They mainly introduced six zones calling for investment which are respectively the Cidong (East Cixi) Industrial Zone, the Minghe Scenic Area, the Cultural and Business Area, the redevelopment area in southern part of Cixi city, the modern agriculture development zone by the Hangzhou Bay, the urbanization redevelopment zone. Projects in towns of Longshan, Guanhaiwei, Zonghan and Zhouxiang were elaborated at the meeting.
It was learned that the guests showed great interest in the 26 investment projects proposed at the meeting, which included the construction project in Guanhaiwei New Town, the reserved tract project for trade and commerce in Zhouxiang, and the redevelopment zone of the southern Cixi city. The meeting was concluded with quite many intention agreements signed.