BEIJING, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Promoting the development of the Yangtze River economic belt is a major strategy concerning overall national development in China. For this reason, the belt's development pattern of "one axis, two wings, three poles and multiple points," distinctive advantages, and huge potentials have drawn the attention of the world. On September 19, the 2018 Yangtze River Economic Belt Industrial Financial High-End Dialogue (hereinafter referred to as the"Dialogue") was held in Yibin, in southwest China's Sichuan province, aimed at studying and implementing the instructions of achieving high-quality economic growth through developing the Yangtze River economic belt.
An important part of the celebrations of the 2,200th anniversary of the founding of Yibin - the first city along the ten-thousand-mile Yangtze River, the Dialogue, with a theme of "Breeding New Kinetics, Creating New Values," brought together government officials, famed scholars, financial experts, industry insiders, and corporate executives to discuss the development trends and opportunities of the Yangtze River economic belt in the future. Along with the rapid and steady development of the economic belt, cities in the belt have seen the emergence of new models and embraced new opportunities.
Give priority to the development of the Yangtze River economic belt
The Dialogue was co-hosted by the Yibin Municipal People's Government and Overseas Chinese Town(OCT) West Investment Co., Ltd., presented by National Business Daily, and academically supported by the Yibin branch of the National Academy of Development and Strategy at Renmin University of China.
Government officials present at the conference included Lu Zhongyuan, member of the national committee of CPPCC and former deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council; Lu Zhenhua, director of the Standing Committee of the Yibin Municipal People's Congress; and Ning Jian, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Yibin Municipal Committee and executive vice mayor of Yibin Municipality. Honored guests present were Zhang Dafan, deputy general manager of Shenzhen OCT Co., Ltd. and OCT West Investment Co., Ltd.; Kong Xiangjie, deputy general manager of OCT West Investment Co., Ltd.; Liu Yanchen, general manager of Konka Venture Capital Investment Co., Ltd.; Zhou Jianhong, general manager of Sichuan Konka Smart Terminal Technology Co., Ltd.; Zhang Weiying, renowned economist and former dean of Guanghua School of Management, Peking University; Luo Laijun, president of the Yibin branch of the National Academy of Development and Strategy at Renmin University of China; Zhang Quanling, partner of Ziniu Fund and former CCTV anchor; Xu Xiaoyuan, general producer of Investors (a VC investment-focused program of Shenzhen TV) and founder of the N+X Roadshow brand; and Piao Junhong, managing director of Lunar Capital. Moreover, reporters with more than 30 major media outlets, including People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CCTV, National Business Daily, SCTV, CDTV, West China Metropolis Daily, QQ News, SINA, iFeng, and Toutiao, attended the event. Over 300 guests sat together discussing the industrial finance development of the Yangtze River economic belt.
Grow into "pearl" of the Yangtze River economic belt
Occupying an area of around 332,000 square meters and estimated to cover a floor space of 1.37 million square meters, OCT Sanjiangkou CBD is designed to be the top CBD in the Yangtze River economic belt, the core of economic industry in south Sichuan, and window of the Yangtze River cultural tourism. It will take Yangtze River Theme Central Park as its pivot and house a business center and culture tourism center, expected to be a riverside demonstration area boasting city-industry integration, business-tourism fusion, and a benchmark significance in China.
Set to be the highest building in south Sichuan, the 260-meter-high Yibin Center will adopt BAS, OAS, FAS, SAS, CAS technologies extensively to deliver a perfect combination of business and luxurious experience. Commercial facilities, which will cover 300,000 square meters, will include cultural tourism blocks, shopping centers, and featured streets, all expected to highlight Yibin's cultural elements such as rivers, bamboo, wine and tea as well as concepts of fashion, health, parent-child activities, and quality lifestyle. Riverside facilities, innovative official spaces, and cultural tourism facilities will cover more than 700,000 square meters.
A core carrier of Yibin's push to grow into a regional international finance center, OCT Sanjiangkou CBD will focus on developing headquarters economy, cultural creativity base, and featured services, and also promoting financial headquarters clustering, financial front-office services, and international finance and settlement industries, so as to help Yibin develop an industrial development system supported by the advanced manufacturing industry, modern service industry, and other emerging industries.
Based on its cultural essence and industry-benchmark role, OCT will take advantage of its 30-year experience in creativity and innovation to make Sanjiangkou CBD a new growth engine and an attractive livable region of Yibin.
SOURCE National Business Daily