Business leaders convene in Kunshan to pool ideas

May 18, 2017|By Tong Wangyue

The 6th World Business Leaders (Kunshan) Conference was held yesterday, hosted by the China Chamber of International Commerce. The conference offered a platform for exchanges and cooperation among business leaders at home and abroad.

This year’s meeting focused on challenges, innovation and development of the global economy. The 500-plus participants discussed innovation, industrial transformation and upgrading, intelligent manufacturing and cross-border e-commerce.

Fang Aiqing, vice minister of commerce; Zhang Wei, deputy director of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade; Yi Xiaozhun, deputy director-general of the WTO; Long Guoqiang, deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council; and Li Yaping, deputy Party secretary of Suzhou, spoke at the conference.

Li said Suzhou will contribute to the world economy by accelerating the construction of world-class factories and promoting advanced manufacturing and modern services industries.

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