As one of the important events of Mei Lanfang Art Festival, on the afternoon of September 20, Taizhou held the 2017 Taizhou Autumn Concentrated Signing Conference. At the meeting, 61 projects were signed and the total investments were nearly 50 billion yuan.
The 61 projects signed that day involved cooperation of institutes and local organizations, parks, projects of service industry, industrial projects and other fields, covered multiple industries of bio-pharmaceutical and high-performance medical equipments, energy saving and new energy, new materials, cross-border e-commerce, smart home furnishing and so on, most of which had a large volume investment, high technology content and strong driving ability. Investments of 3 projects were more than 5 billion yuan and 15 projects were more than 1 billion yuan.
Qu Futian, Secretary of the CPC Taizhou Municipal Committee, made a speech, Shi Lijun, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Taizhou Municipal Committee and Mayor of Taizhou, hosted the meeting, where merchants and guests from more than 10 countries and regions attended.
In the speech, Qu Futian said that Taizhou was a cultural city with a long history, a happy city with stability and peace, an innovative city with vitality, and a raising city with hope. Now, Taizhou is facing with major strategic opportunities including the development of the Yangtze River Economic Zone, the construction of the Yangtze River urban agglomerations and so on; Taizhou is sparing no effort to build the integrated transport hub to help Jiangsu to connect with the east, the west, the north and the south, innovation center of characteristic industries, demonstration zones of economic and ecological coordination and development, and the healthy, green and livable waterside city of the Yangtze River Delta, and contained boundless business space and huge development potential.
Before the meeting, Qu Futian and Shi Lijun met with some of the merchants who came to sign contracts. Municipal leaders Lu Peimin, Zhang Guoliang, Lu Chunyun, Yang Jie, Zhang Yusong, Sun Yaocan and Zhang Xiaobing participated in the activity, as did Wu Yue, party member of the Taizhou Municipal People's Government and Director of the Administrative Committee of Medicine High-tech Zone, and Shen Minggang, Secretary General of the Taizhou Municipal People's Government.