Focus on Cultural and Creative Sector to Accelerate the Development of China-Japan (Chengdu) Regional Development Cooperation Demonstration Zone

by Theleaders-Online | November 20, 2020 4:14 am

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On November 19, the ChinaJapan (Chengdu) Urban Construction and Modern Service Industry Openness & Cooperation Demonstration Project Promotion and Centralized Contract Signing were held in Chengdu Hi-tech Zone by adopting online and offline combined form. A total of 500 guests such as delegates from governments such as the Chinese Embassy in Japan, Japanese Embassy in China, Ministry of Commerce and Osaka Prefectural Government, delegates from organizations such as China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan-China Economic Association, and delegates from enterprises such as Sumitomo, Mizuho Bank, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Toyota Motor and Orix participated in the event.

Contract signing scene[1]
Contract signing scene

During the event, the cooperation list and industrial planning of ChinaJapan (Chengdu) Regional Development Cooperation Demonstration Zone were released. The list is comprised of nine proposals, including TOD development, China-Japan Joint Innovation Center, International Animation and Game Block, Intelligent Manufacturing Base, Community Health Care Center Project, among others. Meanwhile, according to the industrial planning, it is very clear that cultural and creative sector, the leading industry in the demonstration zone, is poised to promote the coordinated development of new-generation information technology, intelligent manufacturing and high-end professional services related to cultural and creative sector, in a bid to foster a good trans-sector penetration through integration and innovation.

Taking this event as an opportunity, the city of Chengdu has reached 28 cooperation agreements with relevant Japanese enterprises and organizations, with a total planned investment of RMB 21.75 billion, of which, 11 projects that incorporate Mitsubishi Heavy Industries China-Japan Digital Low Carbon City Science and Technology Innovation Center and Mikihouse China Headquarters, among others have set up their offices in Chengdu Hi-tech Zone.

It is reported that ChinaJapan (Chengdu) Regional Development Cooperation Demonstration Zone, established with the approval of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), is located in the Chengdu Hi-tech Zone, with a total area of 36.9 square kilometers. Three major areas including Chengdu Hi-tech Zone Gazelle Valley, Qilong and Future Science and Technology City are planned. The Demonstration Zone will focus on the development of cultural and creative sector, build a cultural and creative scenario with business gathering and function upgrading, thereby forging an internationally renowned innovation and openness center for cultural and creative sector clusters.

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