China-ASEAN Agricultural Means of Production Forum 2016 Convened in Nanning of Guangxi
Source: CAEXPO Wechat Time:2016-09-11 09:15:47
The China-ASEAN Agricultural Means of Production Forum 2016 was convened in Nanning of Guangxi on September 10, 2016, jointly sponsored by the All China Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives and the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. This forum, themed on “new silk road, new opportunity, new platform & new cooperation”, is a major sideline event of the 13th CAEXPO.
Guangxi Supply and Marketing of Agricultural Means of Production Co., Ltd. was launched at the forum, witnessed by all delegates. Founding this company represents a new starting point for strategic cooperation between supply and marketing cooperatives of Guangxi and Guangdong provinces. Over recent years, major players in the agricultural means of production industry maintain close collaboration and a lot of cooperation projects between regions have been concluded. By strengthening cooperation with the neighboring Guangdong province, Guangxi will further anchor its position as a major agricultural province and will play more important role in linking the Belt and Road routes.
The forum came up with an array of new highlights. Experts with the Ministry of Commerce of China, Cambodia Canadia Group, Co-innovation Center for State Governance and Sichuan Kaiyuan Group of China made reports, elaborating on the huge opportunities for agricultural cooperation between China and ASEAN from different perspectives. On sideline, the 7th Agricultural Means of Production CEOs’ Roundtable Meeting was held, where renowned entrepreneurs held heated discussions the topics related to deepening China-ASEAN cooperation in agricultural means of production, opportunities for cooperation brought about by the Belt and Road initiative, upgrading agricultural enterprises and accelerating supply-side structural reform, etc. A lot of insightful and constructive suggestions and proposals were contributed.
All delegates agreed that China-ASEAN agricultural cooperation enjoys ample room and prominent potential. China and ASEAN shall make good use of the China-ASEAN FTA and the CAEXPO platforms and deepen and expand cooperation in trade in agricultural produce and agricultural materials. Relevant trade associations on both sides shall fulfill their commits and play their due roles, to guide, promote and build platforms for cooperation and to summarize experiences more promptly, turning the forum into a working mechanism and major driver for sustainable cooperation and making greater contribution to exchange and cooperation among China, ASEAN and other regions and countries worldwide in this field..