Shaanxi-Taiwan Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference Held in Xi’an


This is a conference for friendship and development. On July 1st, Shaanxi-Taiwan Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference was held in Xi’an. The conference was chaired by Jiang Feng, vice governor of Shaanxi province. Wang Yongkang, the municipal party committee secretary, introduced the investment environment and entrepreneurial development in Xi’an at the conference. Xu Shengxiong, chairman of Taiwan Industry Association (TIA), delivered a speech. The visiting TIA delegation exchanged ideas with people in charge of related areas on further cooperation between the two regions.

Wang introduced the basic condition and comparative advantages for development and cooperation in Xi’an by citing large amounts of data and cases. He said that cooperation between the two parties were going well and Xi’an wished further cooperation with Taiwan businessmen in more areas, taking the opportunities brought over by the “Belt and Road” initiative.

Jiang Feng wished that the Taiwan businessmen should see the momentum of Shaanxi development and grasp the opportunities to advance Shaanxi-Taiwan cooperation. He said that Shaanxi would provide more convenient services so that the in-coming enterprises as well as the local businesses should achieve mutual benefit and a win-win situation.

Xu Shengxiong expressed that Shaanxi achievements filled people with confidence. The “Belt and Road” initiative and the construction of the free trade zones had brought over many opportunities for development. TIA should further exert its influence as a bridge to introduce Shaanxi and to attract more Taiwan enterprises to invest and start businesses in Shaanxi. It is learned that FIA, which has over 110,000 industries as its member, is the most representative and influential industrial & commercial organization in Taiwan. It also has the most massive investment in Shaanxi. The visiting delegation would go to Qin Shihuang’s Terracotta Army and investigate Weihe river ecological environment control project during their visit.

Xi’an mayor Shangguan Jiqing and Xi’an municipal CPPCC chairman Yue Huafeng also attended the conference.