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ZHANG Hua meets with American Commercial Counselor in Guangzhou


On the afternoon of September 7, American Commercial Counselor in Guangzhou Betsy Shieh and her colleagues visited CCPIT Guangdong. Vice President ZHANG Hua met with the guests and both sides had in-depth exchange of views on how to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between America and Guangdong.

Vice president ZHANG Hua extended warm welcome to the guests and briefed them on the economic development of Guangdong and the situation of CCPIT Guangdong. She said that as a province with large population, strong economy and foreign trade, Guangdong kept cooperating with America closely in economy and trade for years. In recent years, relying on Guangdong Economic and Trade Representative Office in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, CCPIT Guangdong deepened the interaction with counterpart business association and organized diversified activities in these two places like economic and trade forum, exhibition etc. ZHANG hoped that CCPIT Guangdong can strengthen the bonds with the Commercial Section of the Consulate-General of the United States of America in Guangzhou and establish information exchange mechanism to promote the trade investment in Guangdong and America together.

Commercial Counselor Betsy Shieh thanked ZHANG for meeting with her and briefed on the situation of Commercial Section of the Consulate-General of the United States of America in Guangzhou. Betsy Shieh said the major duties of commercial section is to attract foreign investment, create jobs and promote export of American products. At present, the commercial counsellor's office are promoting the cooperation between Guangdong and America in energy, environment protection, intelligent city, aviation, automobile etc. Betsy Shieh hoped through close cooperation with CCPIT Guangdong with its resource and network, the bilateral cooperation can be strengthened.