On the afternoon of October 19, in order to further promote the construction of "Two Headquarters Bases", under the guidance of Foreign Affairs Office of Hainan Province and Hainan Provincial Bureau of International Economic Development (Hainan IEDB), and with the support of The People's Government of Hainan Province, Haikou Jiangdong New Area, People’s Government of Meilan District, and The Investment Association of Hainan, Windows to Global Trade held the Hainan Free Trade Port "Two Headquarters Bases" Construction Forum. The event officially inaugurated the "Hainan Free Trade Port Southeast Asia Investment Center" at the Windows to Global Trade.
The forum gathered relevant associations, expert think tanks, and business representatives from Southeast Asia and overseas to discuss how to build "Two Headquarters Bases" in Hainan, providing an important exchange platform for promoting economic and trade cooperation between Hainan and the international communities.
Luo Shixiang, Secretary-General of the Hainan Provincial, said that Hainan has a broad space for development, and building "Two Headquarters Bases" is of great significance to the development of Hainan Free Trade Port and Southeast Asia. Window to Global Trade and Haikou Jiangdong New Area introduced their brands and projects respectively, and introduced the continuously optimized business environment and broad development prospects of Hainan Free Trade Port in detail, which injucted confidence into enterprises from all over the world to invest in Hainan.
Luo Shixiang, Secretary-General of the Hainan Provincial, Shi Zhongjun, Secretary-General of the China-ASEAN Center, Xu Jinli, Vice Minister of the Bilateral Cooperation Department of the China Chamber of International Commerce, Yang Shanhua, Deputy Director of Hainan Provincial Bureau of International Economic Development (Hainan IEDB), Chu Chun, Standing Committee of the People's Government of Meilan Districe, Haikou City, Wan Ming, Chairman of the Windows to Global Trade and other relevant leaders jointly unveiled the "Hainan Free Trade Port Southeast Asia Investment Center ".
The establishment of Hainan Free Trade Port Southeast Asia Investment Center aims to build an exchange platform for Hainan and Southeast Asia and other overseas countries and regions to share the policies and business opportunities of Hainan Free Trade Port, and will focus on the following roles: Provide consultation and services for enterprises from Southeast Asia and other overseas countries and regions to invest in Hainan and Chinese enterprises to invest in Southeast Asia and other overseas countries and regions; To set up business representative offices with Southeast Asian and overseas countries and regions to provide facilitation measures for resident institutions and enterprises; Strengthen and deepen contacts with government departments, business associations, investment promotion agencies, Chinese Consulate and consulates stationed abroad in Southeast Asia and other overseas countries and regions, and promote exchanges and cooperation with Southeast Asia and other overseas countries and regions.
Shi Zhongjun, Secretary-General of the China- ASEAN Center, said that Hainan has frequent economic and trade exchanges with Southeast Asian countries, expanding economic and trade ties in tropical agriculture, clean energy and other fields, and deeply integrating industrial chains and supply chains. Hainan Free Trade Port Southeast Asia Investment Center should do a good job in publicizing the Free Trade Port policies and the "Two Headquarters Bases", help ASEAN and Chinese enterprises to deepen their understanding and recognition of Hainan Free Trade Port and the "Two Headquarters Bases", actively help enterprises solve practical difficulties, promote Chinese enterprises to enter ASEAN, and attract more ASEAN enterprises to enter China.
In the sharing session, relevant leaders of the Hainan Provincial Committee of the Jiusan Society, Hainan University, the China Office of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) International Investment Annual Conference, the Hainan Financial Development Promotion Association made keynote speeches on how to build “Two Headquarters Bases” in Hainan and promote better connectivity in domestic and international markets, which provide a good ideas for the international development of Hainan Free Trade Port.
Yin Muyan, Director of the China Office of the UAE International Investment Annual Conference and Li Ting, Deputy Director of the China-Africa Economic and Trade Working Committee, said in an interview that based on Hainan's diverse open environment and advantages, Hainan Free Trade Port will be taken as an important strategic place to promote the landing and long-term development of more regional and association-related enterprises and provide assistance for the dual headquarters base.
As the first carrier of " Hundreds of Nations and Thousands of Enterprises" in Hainan Province, the establishment of "Hainan Free Trade Port Southeast Asia Investment Center" will provide various support services for the two-way investment of domestic and overseas enterprises and their landing in Hainan; at the same time, it will play a pivotal role, build a communication platform, better promote the resource links between domestic and foreign enterprises, and seek common development.