On behalf of the People's Government of Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China, the Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province has the honour of inviting you to attend 2018 China (Guangdong) -U.S. Investment Cooperation Conference
on May 17th, 2018 at White Swan Hotel in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.
Date: May 17th, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 9:30-17:00 (Registration at 9:00)
Venue: White Swan Hotel (No.1 Shamian South Street, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, P.R.China)
· Opening remarks by representative from Ministry of Commerce, P.R. China
· Opening remarks by representative from U.S. government
· Presentation by principal representative from the U.S.
· Keynote speech by principal official of the People's Government of Guangdong Province
· Projects signing ceremony
· Summit dialogues(Speeches by representatives from leading American and Guangdong companies)
· Buffet Lunch hosted by the People's Government of Guangdong Province
· 5 Seminars respectively on Invest in U.S., Smart City and Intelligent Mobility, Intelligent Manufacturing, Bio-medicine, Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection.
Simultaneous interpretation in Mandarin and English will be available.
People's Government of Guangdong Province, P.R.China
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province, P.R.China
Foreign Affairs Office of People's Government of Guangdong Province, P.R.China
Please visit the website（http://igd.gdcom.gov.cn/qt/201707/
t20170720_12642.html?id=58） and register for the conference before May 5th, 2018. If you have any question, please contact Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province.
Ms. Wang Shan
Tel: 8620-38819397 Mobile: 86-13829766515 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
TEL: 8620-38819944 Mobile: 86-13828405016 Email：email@example.com
In order to further deepen mutually beneficial cooperation between China and the United States in the fields of trade and investment, and to expand new channels of innovation-driven development between the U.S. and Guangdong, the People's Government of Guangdong Province together with U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host 2018 China(Guangdong)-U.S. Investment Cooperation Conference from 17th to 18th May 2018 in Guangzhou. The Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province together with the Foreign Affairs Office of People's government of Guangdong Province will be the organizers of the conference. The conference will carry on as a successful grand event as 2017 China(Guangdong)-U.S. Investment Cooperation Conference held in last year.
This year, the conference closely focuses on the theme of investment cooperation between the U.S. and Guangdong Province by setting up a multi-level dialogue and matchmaking platform for enterprises and governments of both sides. According to the new development concept of innovation, coordination, green, open and sharing, the conference aims to enhance practical cooperation between the U.S. and Guangdong Province on trade, investment and industry, particularly in the areas of high-end and innovative industries. The conference focuses on high-end industrial cooperation and innovative resources matchmaking. The conference entails a series of activities including opening ceremony, seminars and so on. The opening ceremony includes opening remarks, keynote speeches, signing ceremony and summit dialogue. The topics of 5 seminars include Invest in U.S., Smart City and Intelligent Mobility, Intelligent Manufacturing, Bio-medicine, Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection. There will be on-the-spot inspection tours to relevant cities after the conference.
Guangdong Province enjoys superior conditions and solid foundations in strengthening economic and trade cooperation with U.S.. Guangdong is the most important trading partner for the U.S. in Mainland China. In 2017, the trade volume between the two sides was $127.33 billion, increased by 7.6%. The actual amount of U.S. investment to Guangdong was $304 million, an increase of 30.6% over the same period. Guangdong has recently published Policies and Measures of Guangdong Province on Further Expanding Opening-up and Actively Attracting Foreign Direct Investment, which will further relax the investment restrictions, create an international and law-based business environment with high facilitation, and encourage more overseas high-level talents to start up business and develop in Guangdong. Meanwhile, Guangdong is focusing on the development of China(Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone so as to build up a high level opening-up gateway. Joining hands with Hong Kong and Macao, Guangdong will push forward the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. There is a tremendous development space for the innovation and entrepreneurship of Chinese and foreign enterprises.
The U.S. and Guangdong are highly complimentary in economy. Given the great potential for mutually beneficial cooperation between the U.S. and Guangdong, both government and business communities are expecting to deepen mutual understanding and expand consensus via this opportunity. Officials of Guangdong Province, U.S. Consul General in Guangzhou, senior representatives from the U.S. companies of the global Fortune 500 and world leading U.S. companies as well as executives from local well-known companies will attend the conference. It's believed that the conference will deepen mutual trust and consensus between both sides, and promote the exchanges and cooperation of U.S. and Guangdong in key industrial areas as advanced manufacturing and modern service industry to a higher level.
Warmly welcome you to Guangdong Province in China!