The second session of investment promotion conference on Overseas Personnel International Trade Industry Base (Changsha) was held in Changsha on December 19. The conference was present by more than 40 overseas personages from 31 countries who have set up their businesses or worked in Changsha.
It was learnt that enterprises from 12 countries have signed to settle down in the industry base in May 2018.
The industry base, the first of its kind in China, is located in Changsha Jinxia Economic Development Zone.
The base aims to build a resource sharing platform integrating foreign trade updates, imports and exports display, export-oriented talent training and exchange, and living facilities.
It functions as an agent of international engineering and international products for foreign government representative offices, foreign economic enterprises, foreign trade enterprises and supporting service firms for foreign trade.
Head of the industry base Zhang Xianghua stated that 215 enterprises from 42 countries including the United States, UK, Russia, Italy, the Central African Republic and Indonesia have applied to enter the base. Among them, enterprises from 12 countries have signed in the first phase. Eighteen enterprises will be strictly scrutinized in the second phase and settle down in May 2018. Three to five foreign governments will be introduced to set up economic and trade offices in Hunan.