March 24 afternoon, “Guangdong SOUTH cross-border business service center,” the opening and the signing ceremony was held in Zhongshan City, the letter business conference center. Ms. Department of Trade and Industry, Chief Operating Officer of the Republic of South Africa Jodi Scholtz, South Africa Embassy Commercial Counselor Mr. CHARLES MANUEL, Mr. Yang Wenlong, vice mayor of Zhongshan, Zhongshan Municipal Government Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Zong, Zhongshan Municipal Bureau of Commerce Secretary Mr. Ouyang Kam-chuen Mr. East Zhongshan Municipal people’s Government Office Liang Zhonghua, president of South Africa, Hong Kong and Macao Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Wu Shaokang total, as well as representatives of the port city departments, township Branch letter by representatives of the Board and nearly 300 business representatives attended the opening ceremony of the scene , more than 130 companies signed the agreement settled with the center.
Zhongshan South Africa is the most important partner in Africa, the two exchanges a long history, has a good basis for cooperation. Since 2011, the city organized a total of nearly 200 exhibiting companies to South Africa. By 2015, the city’s total imports and exports of South Africa with $ 155 million, an increase of 4.9%. Among them, the city’s exports to South Africa for $ 128 million, an increase of 5.5%; imports from South Africa amounted to $ 27.05 million, an increase of 3.3% in the slow global economic recovery situation, Zhongshan and South Africa both business remains growing bilateral economic and trade relations are very broad prospects for development. South Africa with its unique charm and excellent location, the city attracted waves of enterprise, has become a hot spot for the city’s trade and investment.
At present, the international trade situation is very complex, the rapid development of foreign trade formats, the traditional means to explore the international market can not meet the new situation, the increasingly fierce competition in international trade requirements. Since last year, the Business Council under the guidance of Yang Wenlong, vice mayor, and actively explore new ways to develop the system, the new model of the international market, after in-depth study of a period of time, we decided to focus the world’s major regional and national distribution, in order to set up overseas in Zhongshan products exhibition Center, set up in Zhongshan Zhongshan service provider procurement centers, interactive internet centers at two online and offline collaborative service providers and buyers of dual-platform model to help Zhongshan holds together the advantages of industrial clusters, low-cost, low risk, the depth of international markets. South Africa, as Africa’s most developed economy, the most active trade exhibition, the leading role of the most powerful country, is undoubtedly the city’s pilot, an ideal destination to explore a new model of international cooperation. Last November, Xue Xiaofeng, Party Secretary Comrade investigation led to South Africa, and South African governments, business associations, industry established an extensive and close relations of cooperation and the establishment of Zhongshan Mercure goods overseas exhibition and sale center signed with the South African side in Johannesburg cooperation framework agreement.
Subsequently, the Bureau of Commerce to intensify communication with South Africa, Nigeria and other aspects of the consortium and the private sector, to promote cooperation projects, and this month successfully hosted the fourth in Zhongshan Zhongshan exhibition and sale of products overseas investment promotion center, at which the two countries three similar projects carried out investment promotion. Among them, the President of South Africa, Hong Kong and Macao Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Wu Shaokang total owned CENTRAL companies out of business three years to make zero cost stationed in Zhongshan favorable conditions in South Africa, won the majority of Zhongshan enterprises welcome. Short period of time and more than 130 companies signed a letter of intent, project progress rapidly. Today, cross-border trade in Guangdong SOUTH homeopathy and health service center, officially settled in Shandong area, the city realized the idea of the mutual establishment of trade with South Africa platform, open up direct trade route between the two places of great significance and far-reaching!
“Guangdong Zhongnan cross-border business service center” will be set including cross-border business services window, cross-border trade training centers, service enterprises matchmaking service area, South Africa and other high-quality goods experience center functional area. Major service in the intention to cross-border trade in South Africa and Africa businesses and business groups, corporate intention to provide project advisory, policy inquiry, docking services and other related services.
At the same time, the establishment of “Guangdong CENTRAL cross-border business services center”, also marked by the Zhongshan municipal government, South Africa and South African Trade and Industry Guangdong, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce jointly promote the “Zhongshan South Africa Mercure product exhibition platform” project officially started in Zhongshan . “Zhongshan South Africa Mercure Products Exhibition Center” is located in the south of Johannesburg, South Africa, the project covers an area of nearly 160,000 square meters, the first phase of construction of 30,000 square meters, according to planning can accommodate nearly 2000 enterprises in the annual exhibition and sale, the platform side Release 3 years rent-free, providing free exhibition center, free storage services platform with the line annual exhibition center as a starting point, combined with large-scale professional exhibition and online promotion of electricity exhibitors, all for Zhongshan enterprises to provide quality exhibition in South Africa opportunity. Set up service centers will push Zhongshan Mercure stationed product exhibition platform to share South Africa and the whole African market.
Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Republic of South Africa, Chief Operating Officer Ms. Jodi Scholtz (third from right), the South African Embassy Commercial Counsellor Mr. CHARLES MANUEL (second from right), Mr. Yang Wenlong, vice mayor of Zhongshan City, (third from left), Deputy Secretary-General Lee Zhongshan municipal government Mr. Zong (second from left), Zhongshan Municipal Bureau of Commerce Secretary Ouyang Jin Jeon (left), president of the South African Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Wu Shaokang total Guangdong, Hong Kong (right) participate in the opening
Zhongshan Municipal Bureau of Commerce Liu Yuhong, deputy director presided over the signing ceremony opening
Ms. Department of Trade and Industry, Chief Operating Officer of the Republic of South Africa Jodi Scholtz, South Africa Embassy Commercial Counselor Mr. CHARLES MANUEL, Mr. Yang Wenlong, vice mayor of Zhongshan, Zhongshan Municipal Government Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Zong, Zhongshan Municipal Bureau of Commerce Secretary Mr. Ouyang Kam-chuen To attend a meeting
“Guangdong Zhongnan cross-border business service center,” the opening and signing ceremony
Zhongshan business center and signed agreement settled
Unveiling the signing ceremony consulting site
Unveiling the signing ceremony consulting site