Guangzhou strengthens its role as central city
Foreign media executives and representatives from consulate generals in Guangzhou participated in the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Media Dialogue on Connectivity in Guangzhou currently.
They paid a visit to an innovation industrial park, and was amazed by the rapid development of WeChat.
Guangzhou is home to the WeChat headquarter, and now is nicknamed "WeChat city" by increasing number of investors and entrepreneurs because the whole city is as friendly as a convenient super APP.
This year, a survey on 246 firms conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce in South China showed that nearly 60% entrepreneurs choose Guangzhou as their operating headquarters, up 4% than the previous year.
During the 13th Five-Year Plan period, the city plans to develop itself into a hub of shipping, aviation and scientific innovation. "We will ensure the commercial environment is international, market-oriented, and subject to the rule of law so that to better serve the city's economic construction and scientific innovation", said Guangzhou Municipal officials.
(by Emily & Chan, newsgd.com)
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