Binzhou propels investment promotion, talent attraction
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-01-07Print Print
The Binzhou Investment Promotion and Talents Attraction Conference was held on Jan 5 in Binzhou, Shandong province, gathering more than 300 well-known entrepreneurs from across the province to share insights on Binzhou's development.
The Binzhou Investment Promotion and Talents Attraction Conference is held on Jan 5 in Binzhou, Shandong province. [Photo/binzhouw.com]
In recent years, Binzhou has been ramping up efforts to promote the integration of production and education as well as encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in order to increase creativity, said Song Yongxiang, mayor of Binzhou, during his keynote speech at the conference.
Song promoted Binzhou as the first choice for living and working in the province due to the city's convenient location, beautiful ecological environment and rich resources as well as its active scientific and innovative technological industries.
According to Song, Binzhou has prominent industrial advantages, with the main business revenue of five advantageous industrial clusters exceeding 1 trillion yuan ($156.85 billion) last year.
Song Yongxiang, mayor of Binzhou, delivers a keynote speech at the conference. [Photo/binzhouw.com]
The city has introduced a series of preferential policies to attract talents to transform and upgrade local industries, Song added.
The local government will continue working to create a business climate that is market-based, internationalized and follows the rule of law, Song said, encouraging entrepreneurs to continue to expand their investment or set up branches in Binzhou.
Li Xiangping, vice-chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, vice-chairman of Shandong Federation of Industry and Commerce, and chairman of Shandong Dongming Petrochemical Group, said that Binzhou has been striving to create a business environment with the best policies and services to attract investment and talents.
Li expressed his hope that entrepreneurs can embrace this conference as an opportunity to have a better understanding of Binzhou, consider Binzhou's advantages in location, resources, industry and policy as well as discover their own development needs and strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Binzhou on a higher level and in a wider range of fields.
Twenty-five cooperation agreements are signed at the conference. [Photo/binzhouw.com]
Twenty-five cooperation agreements were signed at the conference. The Shandong Federation of Industry and Commerce and the Binzhou municipal government signed a strategic cooperation agreement on Binzhou's high-quality development.
The Binzhou municipal government and the Shandong Branch of Agricultural Development Bank of China signed a strategic cooperation agreement on ecological protection and the high-quality development of the Yellow River basin.
The Binzhou municipal government, the Shandong Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Shandong Branch of Agricultural Development Bank of China signed a framework agreement on the cooperation and construction of Yangxin county rural revitalization pilot demonstration zone.