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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Tuesday, October 29 2019 - 14:18
Xinhua Silk Road: 2019 Changshu Golden Autumn Economic & Trade Conference held in Changshu
NANJING, China, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-Asianet/ --

The 2019 Changshu Golden Autumn Economic & Trade Conference opened on Friday in 
Changshu city, east China's Jiangsu province.

Over 300 people attended the conference, including key project investors as 
well as experts and scholars from third-party intermediaries, well-known 
domestic universities and research institutes.

The Space-time & Remote Sensing Big Data Forum was meanwhile held during the 
conference. A series of forums and activities focusing on big data, space 
technology and intelligent manufacturing technology were conducted in an effort 
to help Changshu to forge a digital economic development demonstration zone and 
provide fresh impetus for the city's high-quality development.

It is learned that the city signed strategic cooperation agreements with Robot 
Funder Club (RFC) and Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering 
(BISEE), a subsidiary of the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) on the 

About 80 projects centering on such areas as advanced manufacturing, urban 
economies and digital technology were inked on the economic and trade 
conference with a total investment of 32.1 billion yuan. Among them, 55 
industrial investment projects worth 29.873 billion yuan were signed on the 

The economic and trade conference is seen as a comprehensive investment and 
trade promotion activity of Changshu, said Zhou Qindi, Secretary of the CPC 
Changshu Municipal Committee, adding that the event is aimed at speeding up the 
layout of advanced manufacturing and forerunner industries, and building 
Changshu into an effective platform for opening-up and win-win cooperation.

According to Zhou, the city will further intensify efforts to seize 
opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative, the Yangtze River Delta 
integration plan as well as the development strategy of Yangtze River Economic 
Belt and accelerate the development of new industries and new economies in a 
bid to comprehensively improve the city's industry and urbanization levels.

At present, Changshu is among the top investment destinations in China's 
Yangtze River Delta region because of its lower business cost and excellent 
business environment.

In 2018, the city's gross domestic product (GDP) totaled 240 billion yuan and 
its per capita GDP surpassed 33,000 US dollars. 

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SOURCE: Xinhua Silk Road Information Service