The 2022 China Building and Headquarters Economy Global Cooperation Summit, sponsored by the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government and hosted by the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Commerce, was held in Chengdu on Dec 13. This conference has set up a platform for in-depth exchanges between domestic and foreign research institutions, enterprises, and authoritative experts and scholars in the field of building and headquarters economy and regional economy. Focusing on sharing advanced ideas, promoting international exchanges and the implementation of projects, deepening industrial cooperation, the conference has promoted the high-quality development of building and headquarters economy in Chengdu.
At the conference, 42 major projects were signed with a total value of CNY 32.5 billion, including 11 projects with a contract amount of more than CNY 1 billion. It is worth noting that the “List of Investment Opportunities in Chengdu Metropolitan Area” was also released on the site, including 444 investment projects with an amount of nearly CNY 800 billion. The release of the list has released a large number of urban development needs and enterprise development opportunities, promoted the effective docking of projects, scenarios, technologies and demands, and stimulated the vitality of industrial development. By building an internationally competitive and regionally driven Chengdu metropolitan area, Chengdu, the western central city, is unleashing unlimited potential for investment and development.
The Chengdu headquarters economy has developed rapidly, and the number and scale of headquarters enterprises have been expanding continuously in the past 5 years. In 2022, a total of 217 headquarters enterprises were identified in Chengdu, with the average annual growth of 10.4%. It recognized that more than half of the headquarters enterprises have business coverage in China and above, and 1/4 of the headquarters enterprises have been listed in China’s Top 500 Enterprises and Hurun’s Top 500 Private Enterprises, etc. In 2021, 312 Fortune Global 500 enterprises have settled in Chengdu. Moreover, many local enterprises have gradually grown into headquarters enterprises, and the economic agglomeration effect of Chengdu headquarters will become more prominent. As the first national pilot city of service standardization of building economy in China, Chengdu has already bred new business opportunities with unlimited potential by virtue of its good business environment.
In addition, the conference also held three special activities covering the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Circle and the Chengdu Metropolitan Area, Headquarters Economy and Building Economy. The experts and representatives of the research institutes and business industries discussed and shared the hot topics through the form of roundtable forums, jointly promoting the high-quality development of the building economy and headquarters economy.
Source: CRI Online