H.E. Nicolas Chapuis, the Ambassador of European Union to China was interviewed by Dongguan TV during CEIICC: Great Potential for EU-Guangdong Cooperation Go back »

2019-12-23 | South China

The 2019 China (Guangdong)–Europe Investment and Innovation Cooperation Conference (CEIICC) was held in Dongguan on 6th December. The conference was co-hosted by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and the European Chamber, with the aim of improving cooperation between China and Europe through infrastructure, environmental protection and intelligent manufacturing projects. Zhang Hu, Vice Governor of Guangdong Provincial Government, H.E. Nicolas Chapuis, European Union Ambassador to China, President Joerg Wuttke attended the conference.

During the conference, H.E. Nicolas Chapuis was interviewed by Dongguan TV, said that in recent years, Guangdong has further expanded its opening up to the world, enabling the two sides to continuously expand cooperation in the areas of the economy, trade, science and technology, and humanities. The Guangdong-Europe investment and innovation cooperation conference was held in Dongguan, which further inspired the desire of EU enterprises to deepen cooperation. He hoped that Guangdong and Europe would further expand trade cooperation, increase the scale and level of investment, and deepen innovation cooperation in various fields. The Ambassador said that the more doors open, the more EU companies will come. Guangdong has played a leading role in attracting foreign investment for more than 40 years of reform and opening up. Now the biggest effort should be to attract small and medium-sized enterprises. They will bring the most innovative solutions to help China's transformation and digitalization. “Some of our EU companies have come here, and some are paying close attention. They told me that they have seen the development of the Greater Bay Area. They hope to join the construction of the Greater Bay Area, especially in urbanization and smart city construction. I hope to develop more extensive cooperation with Guangdong and Dongguan.” The Ambassador said.

Source: Dongguan Television

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