On November 2, the 9th Annual Conference of China-Chile Business Council (hereafter referred to as "the 9th Annual Conference ") was held in Four Seasons Hotel in Beijing. General Manager of the Group Company, President of MCC Group, Vice-chairman of CCIIP and Chinese Chairman of China-Chile Business Council, Guo Wenqing was invited to attend and host the conference. He also gave speeches for opening and closing ceremonies.
The 9th Annual Conference was held during the "2018 Chile Week" series activities, aiming at promoting the economic, trade and investment cooperation between China and Chile and strengthening dialogue and exchanges between the governments and enterprises of China and Chile. The conference discussed the prospects of maintaining free trade between China and Chile under the current trade friction, and the changes in development of key areas brought about by building of "the Belt and Road", upgraded cooperation between Chinese and Chile enterprises and high and new technologies. The conference also released some business opportunities to invest in Chile in areas such as infrastructure and agriculture. Guo Wenqing thanked the CCIIP, the Chinese Embassy in Chile and the Chilean Embassy in China for their long-term strong support to China-Chile Business Council. He pointed out that the China-Chile Business Council was founded under the active initiative and promotion of the governments of China and Chile and has always been committed to establishing and improving the dialogue and communication mechanism between enterprises of both sides, providing policies and information service and playing an important role as a platform for cooperation and exchange, which is highly valued and fully affirmed by governments of both sides. Guo Wenqing also stressed that the rapid growth of economic, trade and investment activities between China and Chile has made outstanding contributions to deepening the comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership between the two countries and provided important support for building a community with a shared future between China and Latin America. The Group Company is willing to continue to adhere to the concept of mutual benefit and win-win cooperation and work with enterprises of both sides to further raise the level of cooperation, inject new impetus into the economic and trade development of China and Chile and make greater contributions to the sustained economic development of the two countries.
Before the conference, Guo Wenqing had a small-scale deep exchange with Chile's Chairman of the China-Chile Business Council, Chile's former President Frei and Chile's government representatives on further enhancing government and enterprise cooperation. Guo Wenqing introduced the basic situation of China Minmetals. They reviewed the development history of the China-Chile Business Council, provided an outlook of the first China International Import Expo to be held in Shanghai and discussed such proposals as "Beautiful Village and Ecological Town" and "Chile's Farm Construction".
The former President of the Republic of Chile and Chile's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary on Special Mission to the Asia-Pacific region, Frei, Vice Chairman of CCIIP Liu Zuozhang, Chairman of the Chile's Committee and Chairman of Chile's Banco Security Francisco Silva as well as the Party member and Deputy General Manager of the Group Company Jiao Jian attended the conference. Ambassador of Chile's Embassy in China Luis Schmidt, Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero, Chilean Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker, Chilean Department of Public Works Minister Juan André and other representatives of enterprises, relevant government departments and financial investment institutions of China and Chile attended the conference and delivered keynote speeches. The relevant headquarters departments of the Group Company and the relevant personnel of the directly managed enterprises attended the conference.
Guo Wenqing and Chile's former President Frei
Guo Wenqing and Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero
The meeting site
Guo Wenqing speaks at the 9th Annual Conference of China-Chile Business Council
Silva speaks at the 9th Annual Conference of China-Chile Business Council
The meeting site of the 9th Annual Conference of China-Chile Business Council