A total of 37 leaders from industry and trade circles in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific visited a global trade center on the morning of September 23, in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, to research strategic cooperation.
The team includes government officials and commercial leaders from ten countries including Mexico, Chile, Columbia, and Cuba.
The research team visits the exhibition hall in the trade center. [Photo by Liu Xiang/China Daily]
Chen Jianying, general manger of the business management company introduced the development and services of the trade center. It will trade European and American products and provide commercial services to businesses from all around the world.
With a total area of 26 million square meters, the trade center covers seven business areas including global trade, storage, and logistics. The emphasis will be on both wholesale and retail sales. The first phase of the project will include an international boutique outfit store, a market for petty commodities, a market for leatherwear, a hall for Buddhist culture, and a market for children’s commodities. The project is expected to be completed by the end of next year.
The industrial park will take up an area of 1,500 hectares and will integrate research and development, production, processing, and customization. The industrial park will serve to interact industrial manufacturing and sales. Relying on the developed global distribution network, the project will become a world trading center with a complete industrial chain.
Members from the research team discuss cooperation details with representatives from the trade center. [Photo by Liu Xiang/China Daily]
The trade center is establishing a platform for international communication and launching preferential policies for imports and exports. It has built many domestic and international investment connection offices to cooperate with overseas Chinese businesses and institutions.
Research teams from more than two dozen countries and regions visited the trade center for further cooperation. The trade center reached agreements with the Milan Chamber of Commerce, the Yum Restaurant Investment Company, Disney Themed Restaurants, SEGA Corporation, and Fox Conn Corporation.