2016 News

December 22, 2016

CDI Delegation Attends the 2016 GRI International Conference

CDI delegation attended the 2016 GRI International Conference which was held from 21 to 22 December 2016 by Gyeonggi Research Institute. Themed on “Human and Locality: Human-friendly Urban and Regional Development”, the conference convened over 60 delegates from China, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, Russia, Vietnam, Britain, and Korea.

CDI Senior Research Fellow Li Jinkui gave a presentation on…

November 25, 2016

Executive Vice president Dr. Guo Wanda attended the International Think Tank Dialogue

Executive Vice president Dr. Guo Wanda participated in the International Think Tank Dialogue held on Nov. 4th during Dameisha China Innovation Forum. The dialogue is centered on how to enhance the capacity building of think tanks.

Dr. Guo said that as a non-governmental think tank which develops solutions to public policy challenges, CDI is focused on policy-oriented research which can play a…

November 18, 2016

Executive Vice president Dr. Guo Wanda attended the 8th World Chinese Economic Summit

Executive Vice President Dr. Guo Wanda gave a presentation on the investment risk management for “One Belt One Road” initiative (OBOR) during the 8th World Chinese Economic Summit themed on “China–ASEAN: Realizing Opportunities, Strengthening Partnership”, which was held in Malacca, Malaysia from November 16 to 17 2016. With experts from China, Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Kuwait,…

November 16, 2016

Danish Scholar Visited CDI

Nicolai Peitersen, author of The Ethical Economy published by the Columbia University Press, advisor and Co-founder of Wikifactory, visited the CDI on Nov. 16, 2016. During the meeting with CDI research fellows, he introduced his "I-Box" innovation industry park in Chengdu, exchanged with views on his book, and shared his opinions about the world economy.

November 05, 2016

Israeli Consul General Visited

On Nov 4, Amb. Nadav Cohen, the Israeli Consul General in Guangzhou paid his first official visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President, presented a general picture of the economy in China, especially in South China. He emphasized innovation as one of the crucial driving forces in Shenzhen. He also explained the "One Belt One Road" Initiative from economic perspective. Amb. Cohen…

September 08, 2016

Field-trip Research and Investigation in Kenya

In August 2016, Dr. Qu Jian, Vice President of CDI, led a project team to Kenya for research and investigation on the Kilifi Park and the Bomas Convention and Exhibition Center, which are planned to be built with investment from the Wuyi Group. The delegation attended 13 discussion meetings visited seven federal and local government departments, including the Kenya Investment Authority, the…

August 22, 2016

Sino-Japan Economic Dialogue Held in CDI

On Aug 22, the Sino-Japan Economic Cooperation Roundtable Dialogue was held at CDI. Mr. Yosuke Tsuyuguchi, Former senior official of the Bank of Japan, Mr. Ohara Atsuji, Associate Professor of International Finance/Development Economics, University of Nagasaki, Mr. Ueshima Kenji, President of China Japan Equity Exchange Co., Ltd, and Mr. Huang Zhongquan, Chairman of Asian Bridge Capital Ltd paid…

August 12, 2016

SUPSI Student Delegation Visited CDI

A delegation of 35 students from University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) paid a visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI lectured students on “Chinese Economy and Shenzhen Special Economic Zone: the Transformation of China”. The lecture covers four parts: “Chinese Economy in the Past”, “Chinese Economy in the Future”, “Shenzhen:A Special…

June 28, 2016

CDI Team Conducted a Survey at Liancheng's Overseas Fishery Base in Micronesia

From May 16 to 25, a team led by Dr. Hu Zhenyu, Director of our Sustainable Development and Marine Economy Department, went to the Federated States of Micronesia, and conducted a field survey at two overseas fishery bases of Liancheng Overseas Fishery (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. in Pohnpei and Kosrae of the Federated States of Micronesia. During the trip, the survey team met with the Vice President of…

June 15, 2016

Dr. Ivan Roberts from RBA Visits CDI

On June 13, Dr. Ivan Roberts, Head of Asian Economies Research Unit, and other economists from Reserve Bank of Australia paid a visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI and Research Fellow Mr. Zheng Yujie and Dr. Zhou Junmin held discussion with RBA delegates on the current situation and future expectation of Shenzhen economy, the supply-side structural reform of Shenzhen,…

April 07, 2016

CDI Organized an Investment Field Trip to Ethiopia

From February 29th to March 8th, a 21-entrepreneur delegation from Kunshan City accompanied by research fellows from the Department of Regional Development Planning paid a visit to Ethiopia for need-to-know investment information, which facilitated the business operation in the Industrial Park of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. The field trip…
April 06, 2016

Feasibility Study on Deep-Sea Fishery Bases of Liancheng in Micronesia

Commissioned by Liancheng Overseas Fishery (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., CDI conducted feasibility study on deep-sea fishery bases of the company in Micronesia to promote the construction of the fishery base in Kosrae, and cold rooms and processing plants for tunas in Pohnpei. The research team of CDI predicted the market potentials of deep-sea aquatic product shipping and processing, and put forward the…
March 01, 2016

Tim Summers from Chatham House Visits CDI

On February 29, 2016, Tim Summers, a senior consulting fellow on Asian programme from Chatham House, visited CDI and conducted research on the integration of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta in an interview with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI. Dr. Guo noted that it is inevitable that Hong Kong and the delta region will more closely integrate with each other, or even grow into…

February 26, 2016

Wang Guowen Attends the Completion Ceremony of RMI Innovation Center

On February 24, 2016, On behalf of CDI, Dr. Wang Guowen, Director of Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, attended the completion ceremony of The Innovation Center of Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), located in Basalt. Dr. Amory B. Lovins, Cofounder and Chief Scientist of RMI, first introduced the deep green building. In the next part, a dialogue centered on new energy was held…

January 26, 2016

Dr. Peter Wolff from German Development Institute Visits CDI

On January 26, 2016, Dr. Peter Wolff, Head of World Economy and Development Financing Department from German Development Institute, paid a visit to CDI, meeting with Executive Vice President Dr. Guo Wanda, International Cooperation Director Ms. Feng Yueqiu, Director of Finance and Modern Industry Department Dr. Liu Guohong and Researcher Yu Peng. The discussion was centered on Shenzhen’s…

January 14, 2016

Urbanization Research Team Visits NRI

On January 7th, 2016, urbanization research team headed by Executive Director Zeng Zhen visited Nomura Research Institute (NRI) and meet with Mr. Hayakawa Yasuhiro, Director of Social Institutions Division, and other five experts. In-depth discussion was held on urban planning, land policy, urban regeneration and industrial parks. Mr. Hayakawa Yasuhiro briefed on the history of industrial parks…