On October 26, James Zimmerman, Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, led a delegation to investigate in Taizhou. Secretary of the Taizhou Municipal Party Committee Lan Shaomin met the delegation, and both sides conducted friendly exchange on expanding cooperation. Taizhou municipal leaders Lu Chunyun and Zhang Yusong attended the meeting.
Lan Shaomin welcomed the delegation and introduced economic and social development of Taizhou, especially development of China Medical City, three leading industries and big health industry, to the guests in detail. Lan shaomin said that at present, Taizhou was focusing on developing three leading industries including biomedicine and high-performance medical apparatuses, high-tech shipping and maritime equipment, and energy conservation and new energy, striving to get a position in Jiangsu and have influence in the whole country. He also hoped that through the visit on Taizhou, the delegation could organize more American companies to investigate in Taizhou, seek for cooperation opportunities, and promote more exchange and collaboration between Taizhou and America in economy and trade.
James Zimmerman thanked Taizhou for its warm reception and careful arrangement and said that Taizhou was developing rapidly in economy, focusing on investment promotion, and concentrating on three leading industries, thus owning an extremely wide development prospect. Moreover, he hoped that the chamber could further deepen understanding of Taizhou, seek for more investment chances, and propel cooperation between the chamber and Taizhou government and enterprises strategically.