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ACFIC 2020 Summit & conference on private enterprise promoting Guizhou development opened

Date:2020-08-17 08:29:00

The All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC) and the Guizhou provincial people’s government held the ACFIC’s 2020 Summit and the conference on elite private enterprises promoting Guizhou development in Beijing and Guiyang, capital city of Guizhou Province, and through Internet on July 28, 2020.


Attended by 9 media with online live broadcast, the summit conference was themed with “help stabilize employment, finance, foreign trade, foreign fund, investment and economic prediction (i.e. six stabilize), and help guarantee employment, livelihood, market players, food and energy security, the stability of industrial and supply chains, and grass-roots operations (i.e. six guarantee), and win the decisive battle against poverty”.

Gao Yunlong, vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and chairman of the ACFIC, attended the meeting and gave a speech.

Sun Zhigang, head of the CPC Guizhou committee and director of the provincial National People’s Congress committee, also attended and addressed at the meeting.

Xu Lejiang, vice minister of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of the party leadership of the ACIFC and its executive vice chairman, attended the meeting as well.

Chen Yiqin, governor of Guizhou Province, attended the meeting and made a promotion on Guizhou, which was also attended by Liu Xiaokai, chairman of the CPPCC Guizhou committee.

Gao Yunlong said, in the strategic and successful fight against COVID-19 led by President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of China (CPC), China’s private enterprises made significant contribution on epidemic prevention and control as in shouldering their social responsibilities and sparing no efforts to protect people’s life and economic production.

The outstanding performance of private enterprises in the prevention and control of the epidemic has made us deeply realize that the role of the private economy is beyond doubt.

The outstanding contribution of private enterprises should not be erased, and the patriotism of private entrepreneurs should not be doubted.

Gao said that the victory of fighting COVID-19 and the experience in the past more than 40 years opening-up and reform have certified the leadership and governance of CPC, and that the private enterprises should be confident in the party.

He asked the private entrepreneurs to carry forward the outstanding entrepreneurial spirit and make good use of policy dividends in this decisive year of completing the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects and realizing the first centenary goal of the great renewal of the Chinese nation.

“Seize the market opportunities, open a new chapter in the changing environment, and develop new opportunities in crisis,” said Gao.


He asked private enterprises to seek high quality development with new development concept, take the innovation-driven direction, increase research budget especially on “bottle neck” technology development, participate in building a healthy environment of innovation with Internet Plus, intelligent manufacturing and industrial Internet, deepen international sci-tech cooperation, and be proactive in market competition in the new age.

He also asked them to take part in the implementation of the “six stabilize” and the “six guarantee”.

At the same time, he asked government and ACFIC organizations to strengthen monitoring private enterprises so as to help them tackle difficult patch and stabilize enterprises’ production and development, and to play the special role of private enterprises in creating employment so as to help realize the national economic goal of “stabilize employment” and “guarantee livelihood”.

He stressed that industrial and employment anti-poverty policies are essential in the fight of poverty relief, and government should explore and summarize long-term anti-poverty mechanism to consolidate the victory.

Gao said, Guizhou has taken poverty-alleviation as priority in its economic social development in the past years and has made stable and promising development momentum, grasping emphasis, developing short slab and strengthen weakness, and promoted three critical “battles” (risk management, poverty reduction and pollution control), implemented three strategic actions, and build three national pilot sites.

In the future, Guizhou has been developing a new highland of China’s data industry with huge potential in industrial development, infrastructure construction, new urbanization and village revitalization.

Gao hoped that more private enterprises could take the chance in Guizhou and get involved in this historical development tide and invest and grow in Guizhou.

Sun Zhigang, on behalf of the CPC Guizhou committee and the provincial government, extended congratulations to the summit and acknowledgement to the attending guests.

He said the meeting was an occasion of joint response to challenges, creating and sharing opportunities, and opening new chapter.

The conference showed the ACFIC’s political wisdom and care for Guizhou, and the support from all ACFIC branched and private enterprises for Guizhou, said Sun.

As Sun introduced, Guizhou has a good eco-environment, rich resources, colorful culture and convenient location, which all makes it potential.

In recent years, Guizhou carried out President Xi’s instructions on poverty reduction and has made historical achievement.

This year, Guizhou has been determined to win the two battles against COVID-19 and poverty.

Sun said that Guizhou would remember President Xi’s remarks on the entrepreneurs’ symposium and implement policies benefiting enterprise, construct good business environment and versatile and open platform, build a “close” and “clear” relationship between politicians and entrepreneurs, and support private enterprises to grow, develop and win in Guizhou.

He hoped entrepreneurs to participate in Guizhou’s development as in poverty alleviation, rural industrial revolution and high-quality development, and to publicize Guizhou and share Guizhou’s development opportunities.

In the summit, economist Justin Yifu Lin, member of the CPPCC standing committee and former vice chairman of ACFIC, made keynote speech on global economy under the epidemic circumstance and China’s reaction.

Leaders from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) made policy interpretations on private enterprise reform and banking and insurance service.

Zheng Yuewen, ACFIC vice chairman and board chairman of Creat Group, Ding Zuohong, ACFIC furniture association president and board chairman of Yuexing Group, Chen Zhilie, ACFIC sci-tech equipment business chamber president and board chairman of Evoc Group, and Luo Yuping, Guizhou business chamber president and board chairman of Zhontian Finance, made keynote speeches on the meeting; whereas, Pony Ma, president and CEO of Tencent, and his senior executive vice-president Tang Daosheng gave online speeches.

They expressed confidence in China’s economic development and would strengthen social responsibility and the sense of commitment while carrying on the spirit of Chinese entrepreneurs to make significant contribution for poverty reduction, realizing the goal of building a moderately well-off society in an all-round way, and for the socialist modernization.

The summit also held a project signing ceremony, where 30 representative programs were signed up on site.

Accordingly, with the support from ACFIC, Guizhou has developed 616 cooperation programs since this year, which means an investment volume of more than 315 billion yuan.

The meeting was presided over by Fan Youshan, ACFIC’s vice chairman, and Hu Zhongxiong, vice governor of Guizhou Province.

People from the ACFIC including entrepreneur presidents and chairpersons, Guizhou provincial government, and the UFWD, and entrepreneur representatives attended the meeting in Beijing, Guizhou and other parallel sessions.

The online viewers reached more than 2.34 million. It is estimated that more than 100, 000 private entrepreneurs watched the online broadcast.

The summit is a new work platform forged by ACFIC and also a practice to further promote the ACFIC reform that centers entrepreneurs and help local economic development with high quality.

It unites current and former presidents and chairpersons of the ACFIC and gets them to exchange on national and local economic development, which is a better way to play the bridging role of ACFIC and to utilize the wisdom of private economy.

First held in 2018, the summit has been organized three times.
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