A high level delegation from Qingyuan met with ICEC on Monday, 19th November 2018. The group was led by Mr. Liang Zhiqiang, Chairman, Chinese Peoples’ Political Consultative Conference Qingyuan Municipal Committee of Guangdong Province and Madam Zhu Jianping, President, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Qingyuan Committee, Qingyuan Chamber of International Commerce.
The purpose of their visit was to understand and strengthen economic and cultural cooperation between India and China through communication and exchange. Through the activities of ICEC such as policy research, industry reports, cultural exhibitions and business cooperation, they showed interest in increasing the engagement of Indian companies in China and vice versa.
The city of Qingyuan is situated in the Guangdong province. Their main industries are electronics, medical equipment and research, steel and metal, polishing and tourism. Qingyuan has had bilateral trade relations with India for more than twenty years especially in locations such as New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. They main area of business cooperation has been in the steel and metal industry through joint ventures with Indian companies.
CCPIT Qingyuan and ICEC discussed on the prospects of partnering for the promotion of India-China exchange in exhibitions, company delegations and business promotion events. Both the organizations agreed on the importance of creating awareness about Chinese technological and development capacities that can meet the requirements for India through such initiatives.