ACFIC held conference on int’l cooperation and promoting high-quality development
The All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC) organized a conference on international cooperation and promoting high-quality development of private enterprises with the policy of “providing preferential policies and services and promoting risk control”.
Gao Yunlong, vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Conference and chairman of the ACFIC, and Xu Lejiang, vice minister of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee and executive vice chairman of the ACFIC, sent messages to the conference.
Qiu Xiaoping, ACFIC’s party leadership member and vice chairman, attended and addressed the meeting.
Li Jiajie, vice chairman of the ACFIC and the HK Henderson Land Development and deputy director of the ACFIC’s international cooperation committee, attended the online meeting.
The conference was hosted by Ma Jun, director of the communication department of ACFIC.
Gao said that the private enterprises were the main force of foreign investment and trade. And guiding private enterprises to go abroad and join in the Belt and Road construction was an important responsibility of the ACFIC.
The year 2020 is full of international and domestic challenges, as the COVID-19 epidemic in particular. The ACFIC organizations have focused on the epidemic control and economic recovery while coordinating international cooperation programs.
According to Gao, the ACFIC has provided “epidemic service bundles” by holding online small lectures, dialogues and inspections, organizing international trade activities, launching online “Belt and Road” information service platform, and strengthening coordination with related departments and governmental organizations to promote overseas industrial parks construction and to strengthen trainings on preventing overseas risks on legal operation and so forth.
Gao said that the world was experiencing great changes unseen in a hundred years, and with China entering into a high-quality development stage the Chinese private enterprises had both opportunities and challenges while going global.
He asked the ACFIC organizations to future carry out the central government’s policy on coordinating epidemic control and prevention with social economic development, to keep in mind the theme of promoting healthy development of private enterprises and entrepreneurs while conducting a solid campaign on promoting high-quality development f private enterprises by providing services, policies and preventing risks.
As he said, the ACFIC should actively participate in the national bilateral and multilateral activities so as to create a good international environment for foreign exchanges such as joining in the Belt and Road construction.
Xu Lejiang acknowledged that the ACFIC organizations had demonstrated a sense of commitment by carrying on social responsibilities to promote Chinese private enterprises’ international cooperation and help them confront challenges in epidemic control, production recovery and stabilizing foreign trade growth.
Xu pointed out that next year would be the start of the fourteenth “five-year plan” and the first year to start a new chapter for building a modern socialist country in an all-round way.
He asked ACFIC organizations to focus on the work of promoting the healthy development of private enterprises and entrepreneurs by learning the spirit of the fifth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, especially the related part on the Belt and Road construction, and keeping in mind President Xi Jinping’s remarks on coordinating epidemic control with economic social development through providing policies and services and risk control so as to promote international cooperation.
He also asked the ACFIC to actively introduce related policies and provide solid help based on the status quo. of the overseas private enterprises, to actively unfold international exchanges, build high-end trade cooperation platforms and a mechanism on risk prevention and treatment so as to enhance the infrastructure for international cooperation.
The ACFIC organizations should attach great importance to the work on international cooperation and innovate their work to better serve private enterprises, Xu required.
Wang Yiming, vice president of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges and former vice director of the Development Research Center of the State Council and member of the 13the CPPCC national committee, gave a lecture of speeding up the construction of new development pattern with domestic cycle as main body and international exchange as promotion through three aspects, namely the importance of building this new development pattern, the core meaning of it and the implementation of its major tasks.
Seven representatives of the ACFIC branches in Beijing, Heilongjiang, Zhejiang, Hunan and Yunan provinces and Shenzhen city and from China-Africa non-government chamber of commerce made speeches on international cooperation work and the implementation of sending policies, services and risk-prevention suggestions to private enterprises.
ACFIC’s vice chairman Qiu Xiaoping made a summary of ACFIC’s work on international cooperation at last, by analyzing current and future trend and generalizing on next year’s work.
He said that in 2021 the ACFIC should continue learning President Xi’s related remarks and the central government’s related policies on private economy with stable growth as a tone and “two healthy (healthy development of entrepreneurs and enterprises)” as the theme, continue guiding “going-global” private enterprises to coordinate pandemic control and prevention with production growth, set risk prevention and treatment as priority while improving work mechanisms, and strengthen foreign exchanges and the ability to make international cooperation.
He also required the ACFIC organizations to carry out the campaign of sending policies, services and risk prevention suggestions to private enterprises so as to promote the high-quality going global.
People in charge of different departments of the ACFIC and inferior business chambers in Beijing attended the meeting. Cadres of the branches and members of the ACFIC international cooperation committee outside Beijing joined the online meeting.