Myanmar-China business summit held in Yangon

Updated 2017-09-17 11:30:35 Xinhua

A Myanmar-China business summit was held at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel in Yangon Saturday evening as part of the 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC).

The summit, sponsored by the China Federation of Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs (CFOCE), took place under the topic "The Belt and Road Promotes Cooperation and Mutual Benefits".

In his welcoming speech, President of the CFOCE Xu Rongmao voiced support of the WCEC by organizing nearly 200 entrepreneurs for the attendance.

Xu encouraged overseas Chinese entrepreneurs to actively integrate into the economic community of the countries they reside and make contribution to the economic development of those countries.

He hoped that the event would further push and deepen the China-Myanmar economic and trade cooperation as well as the development of the global Chinese entrepreneurs.

The summit was followed by the signing of a contract project investment agreement on strategic cooperation between the Myanmar Chinese Chamber of Commerce and CFOCE.

The summit gathered about 300 participants involving Chinese embassy officials, Myanmar government officials, leaders of delegations attending the 14th WCEC, representatives of Myanmar's business circle and the CFOCE delegation.

The 14th WCEC kicked off at the Myanmar Convention Center in Yangon Saturday morning, bringing together more than 2,000 overseas Chinese business leaders to discuss plan of business expansion in Myanmar.

Under the motto of "An Opening Economy in Myanmar, A New Epoch in History", the four-day WCEC is hosted by the Myanmar Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

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