A promotional event for the Zhoushan Archipelago New Area is held in Shanghai on Jan 6. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]
A promotional event for the Zhoushan Archipelago New Area was held in Shanghai on Jan 6, in an attempt to attract investment from local Zhoushan entrepreneurs.
More than 180 Zhoushan entrepreneurs based in Shanghai attended the meeting, including the president of the Zhoushan Chamber of Commerce Shanghai.
Zhoushan entrepreneurs have become a driving force for the economic development of Shanghai, with thousands of companies established by them, covering multiple fields such as real estate, architecture, logistics, foreign trade, port construction and shipping.
Xu Zhangyan, vice mayor of Zhoushan, introduced the key national projects that have settled in Zhoushan and the local development strategy and investment environment, inviting Zhoushan entrepreneurs in Shanghai to return to their hometown for business.
Local policies supporting the private economy and talent attraction of Zhoushan were also introduced at the event.
In addition, several major projects were inked between Zhoushan authorities and Shanghai enterprises, including a shipping cloud project worth 200 million yuan ($29 million) and a marine pollution treatment project worth 100 million yuan.