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Seminar on the Development of China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone

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(I)Time

14:30-16:30, June 27, 2019

(II)Venue

Dolton International Hotel, Changsha, Hunan

(III)Participants

About 300 participants, including representatives of government departments of China and Africa, financial institutions, Chinese trade associations, investment promotion agencies, research institutions, international organizations, Chinese economic and trade cooperation zones in Africa and relevant Chinese and African enterprises.

(IV)Sponsors

Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM)

Hunan Provincial People’s Government

(V)Organizers

China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products(CCCME), China-Africa Development Fund, Department of Commerce of Hunan Province, Hunan Federation of Industry and Commerce

(VI)Theme 

Work together to build a new model for the development of China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone.

(VII)Content 

Focusing on the implementation of the relevant measures for the development of economic and trade cooperation zones under the China-Africa “Eight Major Initiatives”, the seminar will provide a platform for Chinese local governments, economic and trade zones and industrial parks in Africa and think tanks and African government departments and park management agencies to exchange experience in the construction, development and operation of the economic and trade cooperation zones in Africa and discuss the construction and sustainable development of such zones from the following 9 perspectives: strategic positioning, policy coordination, financial integration, experience sharing, investment promotion, model summarization, establishment of mechanisms, consensus, and interactive exchanges.

(VIII)Agenda

(1)Keynote speeches.

Welcome speech by a leader of Hunan Province;

Speech by a leader of MOFCOM;

Speech by a Minister of an African Country;

Speech by a renowned domestic economist;

Speech by a representative of an enterprise in the economic and trade cooperation zones in Africa;

Speech by a person in charge of an domestic economic and technological development zone.

(2)Dialogue

Topic: how can economic and trade cooperation zones be effectively involved in the implementation of the “Eight Major Initiatives”; the specific supporting measures of the host countries for the economic and trade cooperation zones in Africa; promoting the high-quality development and transformation and upgrading the economic and trade cooperation zones in Africa.

Guests:

Senior experts of UNIDO or World Bank;

Heads of government departments of African countries;

Representatives of African think tanks;

Heads of investment promotion agencies of African countries;

A head of China-Africa Development Fund;

A representative of China-Egypt Suez Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone.

(IX)Contact Information

Sheng Guofei, CCCME, Tel: +86 10-58280751;

Zhan Yuandi, CCCME, Tel: +86 10-58280859, +86 18600204643