China News Agency, Bangkok, May 18 (Reporter Wang Guoan) The "Thailand Cross-Border Investment and Trade Cooperation Conference" was held in Bangkok on the 18th. Representatives of more than 300 companies from China and Thailand attended the meeting.
Thailand ’s Deputy Prime Minister Song Qi said at the opening ceremony that the “Belt and Road” is not only a road to connect the economies of all countries, but also a road to connect people ’s hearts, which will benefit Asia and the world. He said that Thailand hopes to link the development strategy of the "Eastern Economic Corridor" with the "Belt and Road" initiative. The establishment of this economic corridor will bring many opportunities for Thai and Chinese companies. Welcome Chinese companies to actively invest in Thailand and promote long-term economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. .
Liu Qiang, deputy governor of the Bank of China, said that China currently has more than 50 million SMEs, creating 60% of the country ’s GDP and 80% of urban employment, and Thailand has nearly 3 million SMEs that also provide 70% of employment opportunities. The SMEs of the two countries are highly complementary, and cooperation has both foundation and potential. Bank of China is willing to match the global SMEs and promote cross-border cooperation.
At the meeting, Bank of China signed cooperation agreements with the Thailand Investment Promotion Committee and the Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, etc., and the representatives of Chinese and Thai enterprises participated in "one-to-one" business negotiations.
The seminar was jointly hosted by the Bank of China, the Thai Investment Promotion Committee and the Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce. In recent years, Bank of China has actively established a global enterprise business investment service platform, and has held more than 30 cross-border investment and trade cooperation negotiation activities around the world. (Finish)