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Hunan-GBA Matchmaking Conference and Major Projects Signing Ceremony Held

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The 2019 Hunan-Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) Matchmaking Conference and Major Projects Signing Ceremony were held in Hong Kong on April 15. Thirty-two major projects were signed on site, with a total investment of 170 billion CNY. Du Jiahao, secretary of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee, attended and spoke to the meeting.
Tan Tieniu, deputy director of the Central Government's Liaison Office in the Hong Kong SAR, was present. Hu Henghua, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and secretary of the CPC Changsha Municipal Committee, presided over the meeting. He Baoxiang, Hunan vice governor, briefed the participants about Hunan. Nearly 100 company senior executives from 12 countries and regions, including Europe, America, and Japan, participated. Forty-two participating companies are the Global Fortune 500.
Secretary Du said GBA construction is a national strategy planned, arranged, and promoted by President Xi Jinping. Hunan's reform and opening up has been closely linked to the development of Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao for years. Matchmaking with GBA provides important opportunities for Hunan's opening-up, and business chances for enterprises. The 2019 Hunan-GBA Investment and Trade Conference was held to seize the opportunities; implement national strategy; deepen comprehensive cooperation with GBA and the world; and, promote the high-quality development of Hunan’s economy.
Du noted, “Hunan's increasingly prominent location advantages, better development momentum, more investment opportunities, and excellent business environment, have provided broad space for entrepreneurs and talents. Hospitable Hunanese and vibrant business environment are attractive for entrepreneurs and professional personnel to invest in and settle down here. They are encouraged to develop their careers, show their talents, and realize their dreams.” He promised to better serve the investors with heart and soul, to achieve mutual benefits and common development. “I hope people from all walks of life in Hong Kong will pay more attention to Hunan's development, and support Hunan in taking a prosperous path of ‘going global’ and ‘bringing in’”, he added.
Persons in charge of 11 chambers of commerce and enterprises delivered speeches at the conference. They were from the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong; QuaTerNes Group, Netherlands; New Kingpo Group, Taiwan; Fresenius Medical Care, Germany; Royal Dutch Shell; Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited; Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand; Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited; EF Education First, Sweden; and, Lens Technology Co., Ltd. They also made suggestions on partnership with Hunan.
Hunan has issued 597 provincial key investment projects at the conference, in the fields of infrastructure, new industrialization, modern service industry, and agricultural development. There were 183 projects contracted, with a total investment of 309.85 billion CNY and a contractual investment of 284.72 billion CNY.
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. 
Translator: Yu Jiangjiang
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