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China-North America & Europe Match- Making Conference Held in Weifang and Shenzhen

“China-North America & Europe Match- Making Conference 2012”, co-hosted by Global Alliance of SMEs(GASME), Weifang municipal government, Shenzhen Enterprise Confederation, United States-China Chamber of Commerce, German-Chinese Business Association(DCW)and US-China Exchange Association(USCEA)was successfully held in Weifang and Shenzhen from 23rd to 25th October.


The attending guests of honor include: Mr. Shuguang LIU, Mayor of Weifang City, Mr. Weiwen HE, Vice President of GASME, Mr. Jun MA ,Vice President of China International Association of SMEs, Mr.Jintian WU, Executive Chairman of Shenzhen Enterprise Confederation, Mr. Shuhua WANG, Vice Mayor of Weifang City, Mr. Jianhao REN Head of United States-China Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Rainer GEHNEN President of DCW, Mr. Jin-Sheng LUE Director of Asia Affairs Office and the German Federal City Council, Mr. Weihong LI ,Vice Mayor of Gongqingcheng City and Municipal Party Committee, Mr. Jinge-YANG , Vice Mayor of Ruichang and Municipal Party Committee, Mr. Jianwei ZHANG, Director of Investment Promotion Bureau of Weifang and Mr. Fang CAO China Secretary-General of GASME.


The conference focused on the important topic of Green Industry-International New Technology Investment and Cooperation. Over 300 Enterprises from countries around the world gathered for this key event, including US, Germany, Canada and China.


The highlight of this event was marked by the exciting discussion on subject of Sino- German “Low-Carbon Eco City” during which, Mr. Jin-Sheng Lue, a major coordinator of the project pointed out that this project was essential to China for resolving problems arose from air pollution, resource shortage, housing and traffic issue caused by rapid urbanization and economic development. Various major German companies such as Siemens and Bayer Tech presented their featured products which were designed to tackle those problems and many of the products had generated a great amount of interest amongst the attendees. Significant progress in match-making had been made between foreign companies and Chinese companies throughout the conference.


Investment Promotion Bureau of Weifang City signed the strategic cooperation agreement respectively with GASME, US-China Chamber of Commerce, German-Chinese Business Association and Asia Affairs Office, the German Federal City Council. Cities of Gongqingcheng and Richang both signed the cooperation agreement respectively with Asia Affairs Office, the German Federal City Council.


In Weifang, the overseas attendees, accompanied by Director-General of Investment Promotion Bureau of Weifang City, made visits to the Binhai Economic Development Zone and they were highly impressed by the decent investment climate there.