The "one belt and one road" entrepreneur conference was held, and 90 world top 500 enterprises participated.
The first "one belt and one road" entrepreneur conference was held today. At a news conference held yesterday afternoon, Chen Zhou, vice president of China Council for promoting trade, said that nearly 900 delegates will attend the meeting, and the participating enterprises will include 90 world top 500 enterprises.
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Nearly 900 Chinese and foreign delegates attended the meeting.
Chen Zhou said that the "all in one" entrepreneurs' conference will be held jointly by the China Council for trade promotion, the National Federation of industry and commerce, the State Council and the State Council of Beijing. There will be nearly 900 representatives from international organizations and government departments, trade and investment promotion institutions and associations and enterprises. Among them, 500 will be represented by the Chinese side and 300 by foreign representatives.
In the participating enterprises, Chinese enterprises include mainland enterprises and part of Hong Kong and Macao enterprises. Foreign enterprises from 88 countries and regions have realized the full coverage of foreign leaders in the second summit. These enterprises include 90 of the world's top 500 enterprises, 78 of China's top 500 enterprises, more than 100 of the central enterprises and more than 200 of private enterprises, including leading enterprises in traditional industries such as energy, finance, agriculture and infrastructure, as well as outstanding representatives of new economic formats such as cross-border electricity providers.
At the entrepreneur's meeting, the representatives of relevant international organizations, foreign ministerial officials, representatives of Chinese and foreign entrepreneurs and business associations made speeches and exchanged. A number of Chinese and foreign enterprises cooperation projects covering wide fields, wide national coverage, strong foundation effect, strong demonstration effect and many livelihood projects were signed at the scene, and follow-up services were carried out. According to the cooperation intention and pre matching situation submitted by enterprises, Chinese and foreign enterprises will arrange for nearly one thousand one to one discussions in different industries and time periods.
More than half of the top 500 private enterprises are involved in the construction of "one belt and one road".
Ma Jun, Minister of the Liaison Department of the National Federation of industry and commerce, said that the import and export trade between private enterprises and the countries along the "belt and road" continues to improve. In 2017, the total import and export volume of private enterprises and the countries along the "belt and road" was 619 billion 980 million US dollars, accounting for 43% of the total trade volume between China and the countries along the belt, and the growth rate was 12.1%.
From the point of view of exports, the export volume of private enterprises to the countries along the "belt and road" reaches US $432 billion 540 million, accounting for 55.9% of the total volume and 8.9% of the growth rate. From the point of view of imports, the import volume of private enterprises to the countries along the belt and road is US $187 billion 440 million, which accounts for 28.1% of the total growth rate and 11.9%.
Ma Jun said that in 2017, 274 of the top 500 private enterprises in China participated in the construction of "one belt and one road", accounting for over 50%. At present, China has established 113 overseas economic and trade cooperation zones, and private enterprises dominate most of them.
Ma Jun said that this year we should focus on key areas, key countries and key projects, build service platforms, and do well in private enterprises' participation in the "one belt and one road" construction and guidance service. The National Federation of industry and Commerce normalization participates in dual multilateral institutional activities under the framework of state cooperation. Deeply participating in the 2019 China International Import fair, fully implementing the four tasks of the Beijing summit of the China Africa Cooperation Forum in 2018. We should also actively promote the high quality development of overseas economic and trade cooperation zones, strengthen training and guidance for private enterprises investing abroad, give full play to the advantages of folk diplomacy, and promote mutually beneficial cooperation between the industrial and commercial circles along the "one belt and one road".
Central enterprises undertake 3120 "one belt and one road" projects.
"At present, the central enterprises undertake 3120 projects along the" one belt and one road ", which are distributed in various fields such as infrastructure construction, energy resources development, international production capacity cooperation, and industrial park construction. Among them, a large number of projects and projects are demonstrative and leading. State Council SASAC propaganda bureau director Xia Qingfeng said.
In terms of infrastructure construction, at present, the number of projects undertaken by central enterprises is over 60% in the infrastructure projects that have been started and planned to start, and the contract value accounts for nearly 80%. In deepening international capacity cooperation, the central enterprises have launched more than 60 oil and gas cooperation projects in more than 20 countries. In actively carrying out social responsibilities, the central enterprises adhere to the integrity management, adhere to the localization development, pay attention to the protection of the ecological environment, actively participate in public welfare undertakings, and play a positive role in improving the local people's livelihood. For example, Xia Qingfeng said, "nearly 85% of the overseas organizations of the central enterprises are local employees, and some enterprises have a localization rate of more than 90%."
Xia Qingfeng also mentioned that the signing projects at the entrepreneur conference include investment projects, engineering projects, technical cooperation projects and trade contracts, covering many fields such as infrastructure, energy resources, production capacity cooperation, and various "small and beautiful" livelihood projects.