Hanzhong signed 187 projects with investments totaling RMB269.2 billion at the Third Silk Road Expo

2018-05-18 16:07:39 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

The Third Silk Road Expo Hanzhong Key Projects Promotion & Signing Ceremony was held in Xi’an.

On May 11th, the Third Silk Road Expo Hanzhong Key Projects Promotion & Signing Ceremony was held in Xi’an. Nearly 500 people attended the meeting, including those from the provincial departments of Shaanxi, Nantong City of Jiangsu Province and Hanzhong, financial institutions as well as representatives of the contracted parties, Chambers of Commerce and merchants.

At this year’s Expo, Hanzhong signed 187 projects worth a total investment of RMB269.2 billion. Among them, investment for the 85 contract projects accounted for RMB66.27 billion and 102 agreement projects worth RMB202.96 billion.

Wei Zengjun, the Vice Governor of Shaanxi Province, Tian Xiaohu, the group leader of the Inspection Group of the CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, Liu Yuming, a member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC Shaanxi Provincial Committee and the director of the History and Study Committee, Wang Jianjun, the secretary of the CPC Hanzhong Municipal Committee attended the signing ceremony. Fang Hongwei, the mayor of Hanzhong, delivered a speech. The promotional meeting was hosted by Xie Jingshuai, a member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hanzhong Municipal Committee and the deputy mayor of Hanzhong.

The mayor of Hanzhong Fang said that, westward, the city would merge into the new Silk Road Economic Belt based on the great Xi’an. Southward, it would take the high-speed rail into Sichuan and Chongqing as a breakthrough to connect the Yangtze River Economic Belt and Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Circle. Northward, the Hanjing River that flows into Beijing and Tianjin would be regarded as a link to the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Economic Circle. Eastward, the Suzhou and Shaanxi cooperation would be an opportunity for Hanzhong to merge into the Maritime Silk Road and the Yangtze River Delta Economic Belt. At present, Hanzhong has entered a new era marked by the high-speed train and with high-quality development as the fundamental requirement.

Contract signing for Hanzhong on key projects with investment totaling RMB269.2 billion.

It was learned that the special projects signed by the Hanzhong delegation at the expo would become its new economic growth points. Among them, there were seven projects whose total investment exceeded RMB1 billion, including the Diqiang Rural Complex Construction Project worth RMB6.7 billion, the Comprehensive Tourism Development Project in Mount Tiantai and Wuxiang Town worth RMB5 billion, the Yang County Rural Complex Construction Project worth RMB3 billion, the Tianhan Luye Film and Tourism Resort Construction Project worth RMB2.5 billion, the JD (Hanzhong) E-commerce Base Construction Project worth RMB1.6 billion, the Ningqiang County LNG Liquefaction Project with the total annual output of 200,000 tons that totals RMB1 billion, as well as the Vanadium-titanium Magnetite Resources Utilization Project worth RMB1 billion.

At the meeting, Gao Junjie, the partner for Price Waterhouse Coopers (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd. introduced the potential advantages of Hanzhong and the regional strategic opportunities from three aspects of the people, industry and city development. Ma Haimin, the general manager of the China Railway First Group Co., Ltd., Lin Hao, the president of VRV Software Co., Ltd., and Jiang Hainan, the party secretary and the vice-president of Guodong Network Communication Group Co., Ltd. delivered speeches respectively. Representatives of counties, districts, related parks and zones of Hanzhong made video presentations on their key industrial distributions, resource endowments and development potentials.

It was introduced that with the advancement of the Belt and Road Initiative, the implementation of the “Made in China 2025” strategic plan and the acceleration of the gradient transfer of the processing trade industry, Hanzhong, an ideal place for investment with great potential and prospects, will fully embrace this precious opportunity. With the Silk Road platform, Hanzhong aims to further expand opening up, deepen regional cooperation and exchanges and undertake the transfer of eastern industries. This means that more brand enterprises will know about and get familiar with Hanzhong, and that a number of brand-name companies and projects with high technological content, good product quality, as well as strong driving force will be encouraged to settle here.

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