On the afternoon of October 26, Qu Futian, Secretary of the CPC Taizhou Municipal Committee, met with the delegation of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, which was guided by the Director General of the Council of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and Yu Pengchun, the Chairman of the Chinese Committee, and both sides made friendly exchanges on deepening cooperation. Municipal leaders Yang Jie and Zhang Yusong attended the meeting.
Founded in 1861, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was one of the four largest chambers of commerce in Hong Kong, which had been the chamber of commerce with the longest history, and had more than 4000 members that covered the major companies of Hong Kong. In April this year, Taizhou signed a memorandum of friendship and cooperation with the Hongkong General Chamber of commerce.
Qu Futian welcomed the arrival of the delegation of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, and briefly introduced the grand occasion of the 19th CPC National Congress that was just concluded and the development of the economic society of Taizhou. He said that Taizhou had a strong industrial base, outstanding geographical advantages, and superior ecological environment, now it was guided by the spirits of the 19th CPC National Congress, promoted the new practice of "Two Gather and One High", seized the rare historical opportunity of the Yangtze River urban agglomerations, strove to make Taizhou a comprehensive transportation hub that connected the south and north, the east and west, a innovative center of characteristics industries, and a new economic growth pole, a demonstration zone of economic and ecological development, and a healthy water city of green livable of Yangtze River Delta. Hong Kong was an international financial center and shipping center, which had great space and broad field to cooperate with Taizhou, he hoped that the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce would introduce more Hong Kong entrepreneurs to Taizhou, seek cooperation opportunities, and achieve common development.
Yu Pengchun said that development of Taizhou was very impressive, he would put more emphasis on propagandizing and introducing Taizhou, bring more Hong Kong enterprises and foreign enterprises to visit and investigate Taizhou, let more entrepreneurs know Taizhou, and achieve mutual benefit and win-win result in the cooperation.