Shanghai holds 'Invest Shanghai' activity
The "Invest Shanghai" activity is held in Shanghai on Jan 10, attracting nearly 400 business insiders. [Photo/WeChat account: scofcom]
In order to implement the 3.0 version of Shanghai's business environment reform and in response to the new Foreign Investment Law and its corresponding regulations, an activity themed "Invest Shanghai" was held in the city on Jan 10.
Yang Chao, deputy-director of Shanghai Commission of Commerce, attended the event and issued certificates and awards to a group of ambassadors of the Shanghai foreign investment promotion service platform as well as its international cooperation institutions.
The platform was established to serve foreign investors and foreign-invested enterprises. It explains the investment environment and policies of Shanghai, integrates information on the foreign investment industry and industrial parks in Shanghai, helping investors with site selection and decision-making.
The ambassadors of the platform's international investment promotion service are 10 investment promotion leaders with social influence and industrial appeal at home and abroad.
Relying on their grasp of the international economic development situation, industrial trends and the needs of enterprises, they will provide the most detailed consulting services for foreign businessmen interested in settling in Shanghai.
The international cooperation institutions of the platforms are 10 top international professional investment promotion agencies such as Japan's Mizuho Bank and Nomura Securities Co.
Through the global service capacity of these institutions, the platform will connect their service networks at home and abroad, extend the arm of Shanghai's superior investment resources, and achieve the goal of business introduction and win-win cooperation.
Additionally, Shanghai's investment opportunities in key industries such as biomedicine, integrated circuits, artificial intelligence, financial services and cultural and creative industries were emphasized during the activity.
Nearly 400 people from municipal and district government departments, domestic and foreign investment promotion agencies and professional service agencies, relevant trade associations and enterprise representatives participated in the activity.