On 14th June, 2019, German Three City Alliance delegation - mayor Mr. Manfred Ockel, mayor Mr. Thomas Jühe, corporate representative Mr. Thomas Heiler, and the director of Rhine-Main Innovation Center Prof. Pei Xuejun - arrived Shanghai. CEATEC Shanghai arranged a meeting with several representatives of government and enterprises from Yangtze River Delta. Together we discussed practical areas for cooperation revolving around trade and technical cooperation opportunities between China and German cities.
In the meeting, mayor Mr. Jühe firstly introduced the German Three City Alliance, and their intention of promoting German high quality products in China. Then the vice mayor of Anqing City Mr. Yang Lin introduced the development of economy, industry, and cultural environment of the Anqing City. The vice director of People's Government Business Council of Shanghai Yangpu District Mr. Zhang Haofan introduced the economic, political, and education background. The CEO of International Affairs of CEATEC Shanghai Mr. Dragan Čigoja said that CEATEC Shanghai has been building the China-Europe platform for international cooperation since February, integrating with governent, enterprises, technology, and fund in the Yangtze River Delta Area. By cooperating with the German Three City Alliance, as an European local association who can collects local informatio, we can build a China-Europe network of various type of resource. Through which way, the two sides can exchange authentic, real-time information, promoting China-Germany economic and technological cooperation. Currently, CEATEC Shanghai is building the similar economic, technological, and trading network with partners in Italy, Poland, Spain, Serbia, and etc.
During dinner, guests had further communication about detailed cooperation. German delegations said that they were very pleasured to have this meeting through CEATEC Shanghai, and they were looking forward to build long-term relationship with CEATEC Shanghai based on trade and industrial projects, and help to build the economic and technological network between China and Europe.
After the meeting, German delegations and CEATEC Shanghai exchanged gifts. The two sides will be immediately in June and July start to exchange projects, implement the cooperation details, promote the information symmetry, together build the economic and technological platform.