The first China-Southeast Asia business forum is held jointly by Yunnan People’s Government , China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and China-Southeast Asia Center in Kunming from June 11 to June 14. Under the theme of “the Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Cooperation”, the forum aims to promote the regional development and common prosperity of China, Southeast Asia countries and regions. Representatives from political, business and industrial fields from China and Southeast Asia attend the conference.
Rui Hongcheng, the full-time deputy director of the Management Committee in Ruili National Development and Opening-up Pilot Zone, attends the thematic forum “the Facilitation and Connection of Trade Investment” on June 13, and delivers a speech on the practice and experience of Ruili pilot zone.
"Dehong is the intersection of the Chinese economic circle, the ASEAN economic circle and the South Asian economic circle, an important node of the strategy of ‘the Belt and Road Initiative’, and a leading area in the Bangladesh-China -India -Myanmar Economic Corridor." Rui Hongcheng says that since the establishment of the pilot zone, we have established a platform for mutual trust and help embracing “Five Connection——policy, facility, trade, currency and people” raised by the general secretary Xi Jinping. We have gradually built a land-sky network and a supporting technique system connecting the countries. We will vigorously promote the interconnection and trade, constantly upgrade the level of opening up, so as to open up a modern “Silk Road” that helps people in border areas to shake off poverty and become rich .
Rui Hongcheng also exchanges ideas in five aspects, including extensive support, smooth dialogue, innovation system, promoting interconnection and trade facilitation and sharing development fruit.
At the forum, the participants give advice and suggestion on promoting investment and trade in China and Southeast Asia even the whole world, and discuss how to solve the difficulties and problems in the process of trade facilitation.