European Union Chamber of Commerce in China Vice President Massimo Bagnasco led a delegation of member representatives to visit the Xiongan New Area and attend the Seminar on China-Europe Urbanization and Industry Sustainable Development – From Shenzhen Speed to Xiongan Quality. An exclusive tour was arranged to the Baiyangdian Water land, the construction site of Xiongan Citizen Centre and Xiongan Administration Building along with the dialogue with the headquarter of Xiongan Group established under the Hebei Provincial Government which is in charge of the construction of the start-up part at Xiongan New Area.
Mr Massimo Bagnasco addressed at the seminar by pointing out the significance of quality when planning the Xiongan New Area, the contribution from European business and technology particularly the small-medium sized enterprise as well as the incorporation of human-centred concept when implementing projects for the Xiongan New Area. Chamber Working Group Coordinator Kevin Gao also presented the EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation Project under Horizon 2020 to various stakeholders including but not limited to the China Council for International Investment Promotion, the EU-China Industrial and Commercial Investment Promotion Union (ECIPU) of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the Research Centre for Establishment and Development of Xiongan New Area and the International Institute for Urban Development (Beijing).
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