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December 18, 2014

CDI visited Z/Yen Group in the UK

Ms. Carol Feng, director of International Cooperation Department and Mr. Yu Peng, research fellow of Financial Research Centre visited Z/Yen Group which is based in London, UK and was welcomed by associate director Dr. Mark Yeandle on December 18th, 2014.

Z/Yen Group, founded in 1994, is a leading commercial think tank in the UK. The “Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI)” report is a bi-annual…
December 05, 2014

World Chinese Economic Forum

On Dec 4-6, Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President, and Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department, attended the 6th World Chinese Economic Forum. Dr. Guo addressed in the first Session: “China’s Role in the World and Regional Economy”, and had a lively interaction with other speakers from Britain, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Kuwait. The Forum is themed…

October 27, 2014

Managing Director of ESI Visited

Mr. Stephen Olson, Managing Director of Asia, ESI visited CDI and was welcomed by Vice President Qu Jian, along with Ms Feng Yueqiu, Director of International Cooperation Department. Dr. Qu answered questions towards foreign direct investment (FDI) raised by Mr. Olson one by one. Dr. Qu also analyzed the reasons why FDI made such a great success in China and the challenges of FDI in different…

August 07, 2014

Switzerland Students Delegation Visited

A delegation of 33 students from 4 Swiss colleges including the University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland, led by Professor Claudio Boer and Stefan Dingerkus visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President of CDI gave a lecture on “Chinese Economy and China’s Special Economic Zone: its Role for the Transformation of China”. The lecture consists of 4 parts: Chinese Economy in…

July 16, 2014

CDI-ESI Joint Report Released

CDI was releasing its first joint research report in cooperation with Economic Strategy Institute (ESI), a Washington DC-based, private, non-profit, non-partisan public policy research organization. The report entitled "Industrial Policy and Rebalancing in the US and China" was released by Mr. Stephen Olson, Managing Director in ESI Asia, and Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI. The…

June 12, 2014

Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou Visited

Mr. Dominic Trindade, Australian Consul-general in Guangzhou, paid his first official visit to Shenzhen from June 11th to 12th and had a luncheon with CDI Executive Vice President Guo Wanda and Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department. The Consul General planned this visit in order to renew and further develop the Australian Consulate’s relationship with the Shenzhen…

May 31, 2014

CDI-ASLI MOU

The China-Malaysia High-Level Economic Forum was held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on to boost bilateral relations into a comprehensive strategic partnership. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, the Malaysian Prime Minister and Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, the International Trade and Industry Minister witnessed the exchange of documents to mark the signing of 11 business-to-business…

May 22, 2014

KATS Officials Visited

Dr. Sanjin LEE, Director General of Bureau of Technical Barriers to Trade Affairs, Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energyand Mr. Choi Yeonwoo, Commercial Consul of Korean Consulate-General in Guangzhou visited CDI and was welcomed by Executive Vice President Guo Wanda, along with Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department. Dr. Guo introduced China’s economic status quo…

January 14, 2014

Financial Centre Summit

Shenzhen Financial Centre Summit was held in Bonn, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland from January 14th to 16th by China Development Institute (CDI), Shenzhen Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Ping An Bank. The Summit was aimed at showcasing the development achievements of Shenzhen through international exchanges. It covered a wide range of topics including the liberalization of finance sector and…

December 12, 2013

African Development Bank Vice President Visited

Prof. Mthuli Ncube, chief economist and vice president of the African Development Bank paid a visit in Shenzhen and had a roundtable discussion with Dr. Liu Guohong and Dr. Peng Jian, Deputy Directors of Regional Development Department, and Prof. Wang Kai, the CDI consultant. CDI research fellows shared their observations on the evolution of China’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and gave out a…

December 12, 2013

Canadian Consuls Visited

Ms. Sonja Panday, Acting Program Manager of Canadian Embassy, Mr. Stephen Doust, Consul of Guangzhou Consulate General, and Mr. Charles Letang, Economic Officer of Hong Kong Consulate General paid a visit to CDI. Dr. Yu Lingqu from the Centre for Finance Research elaborated the financial policy measures that have been issued in Qianhai Area, and its innovative reforms in RMB…

October 03, 2013

CDI Attended 5th World Chinese Economic Forum

The 5th World Chinese Economic Forum was held on 3rd and 4th in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President, made a presentation on the China’s Economy: Rebound in Short Run And its Growth Trend in Long Run.

The forum is co-sponsored by the Malaysian International Trade and Industry Ministry, the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute and the China International Trade…

September 07, 2013

African Development Bank Officials Visited

Mr. Kapil Kapoor, Director of Strategy Office, and Mr. Mateus Magala, Strategy Advisor of the African Development Bank paid their first visit to CDI. African countries are now investigating China’s approaches and experiences in urbanization and industrialization. A key point is how to improve the productivity of talents and labor force. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President showed the…

August 13, 2013

Canadian Consul Visited CDI

Mr. Stephen Doust, the newly-appointed Political, Economic and Public Affairs Consul of the Consulate General of Canada in Guangzhou, paid an introductory visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President gave a brief introduction of CDI and its major research focus. The two sides agreed to explore an extensive network between CDI and Canadian think tanks.

August 07, 2013

Executive Vice President Visited Macau Foundation

Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI, and Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department, visited the Macau Foundation and met with Dr. Wu Yongliang, President of the Foundation. Dr. Guo paid the visit to learn about the operation and major projects of the Macau Foundation. Both institutions agreed to further their cooperation in the future research on Mainland-Macau…

July 29, 2013

Singapore Consul Visited CDI

Ms. Xie Wanting, Consul of Singapore Consulate-General in Guangzhou visited CDI and had a discussion with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI and Ms. Yu Jun, the research fellow, on the development of three New Areas in South China, including Qianhai of Shenzhen, Hengqin of Zhuhai, and Nansha of Guangzhou. Dr. Guo and Ms. Yu made comparative analysis on the three areas and their…

June 27, 2013

Financial Centre Summits held in U.S.

Shenzhen Financial Centre Development Summits had been held in Washington and New York Stock Exchange on July 1, co-hosted by China Development Institute (CDI), Economic Strategy Institute (ESI), and the Financial Industry Development and Service Office of Shenzhen Municipal People's Government.

At the summits, experts from CDI and Shenzhen Stock Exchange gave presentations on China financial…

June 19, 2013

CDI Delegation Visited Taiwan Industrial Parks

As invited by Taiwan Bureau of Industry, CDI research fellows, along with experts from China Association of Development Zones (CADZ) paid a visit to Yunlin Science Industrial Park and Southern Taiwan Science Park to learn their experiences, and had academic exchange with Manufactures United General Association of Industrial Park and Taiwan Institute of Economic Research.

May 28, 2013

Hong Kong University Delegation Visited

Mr. Li Hao, Honorary Chairman of CDI and Former Secretary-General of Shenzhen, Mr. Tang Jie, Vice Mayor of Shenzhen met professors and research fellows from Institute for China and Global Development, Hong Kong University in CDI. The Heads of Qianhai Administration Bureau, Shenzhen DRC and Building Research Institute made presentations on the development of Qianhai, Shenzhen International…

May 27, 2013

CDI- CIPA Training Cooperation

Mr. Joaquin Lim, Executive Director at California Institute of Public Administration (CIPA) and Former Mayor of the Walnut City paid a visit to CDI. The CIPA delegation was welcomed by Vice President Dr. Wu Liangcheng, along with Director of CDI Training Centre, Mr. Chen Hanzhou. CIPA and CDI Training Centre signed a Cooperation Memorandum on Family Business Training Courses. Both sides reached…

May 05, 2013

CDI Experts consult for Ethiopia Government

Invited by the government of Ethiopia, CDI research fellows, along with experts from China Association of Development Zones (CADZ) and Suzhou Industrial Park paid a visit to Ethiopia and provided consulting service on establishing Special Economic Zones in the country. The delegation was arranged to meet with 18 government departments and 16 enterprises respectively, and had site visits to some…

April 02, 2013

CDI Delegation Visited Chatham House in UK

CDI Delegation, led by Prof. Feng Subao, Executive Director of Academic Committee, visited Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) in the UK. The Research Director of International Economics, Dr. Paola Subacchi and her team met Prof Feng and other 6 research fellows. After two presentations made by the British counterparts on transatlantic relationship and Italy’s economic…

March 07, 2013

British Counselor Visited

Ms. Catherine Webb, Economic & Trade Policy Counselor of British Embassy in Beijing, and Ms. Julia Skorupska, Consul Political & Economic, British Consulate-General Guangzhou paid a visit to CDI to learn about the Qianhai’s strategic planning and competitiveness. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI made an explicit explanation on the latest policy measures issued by the central…

January 29, 2013

KIEP Researcher visited CDI

Dr. Pilsoo Choi, Associate Research Fellow of Centre for Emerging Economies Research, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy visited CDI to discuss with Mr. Zeng Zhen, the Executive Director of Urbanization Department on China’s land reform and urbanization.

January 17, 2013

U.S. Senior Official for APEC Visited

Mr. Atul Keshap, U.S. Senior Official for APEC, Ms. Jennifer White, Economic and Energy Officer of Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs visited CDI and had an in-depth discussion with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI on China’s industry planning and experimental reform in Qianhai Area.

January 17, 2013

Canadian Privy Council Officer Visited

Mr. Victor Radujko, China Analyst of Government of Canada Privy Council Office, and Ms. Sumeeta Chandavarkar, Consul of Canadian Consulate-general in Guangzhou visited CDI and discussed the economic development of Guangdong Province and China with young research fellows.

November 26, 2012
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Singapore Deputy Consul Visited

Mr. Huang Yiheng, Deputy Consul of Singapore Consulate-General in Guangzhou, and Mr. Huang Mingjun, Deputy Director of South China Section, International Enterprise Singapore visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President, briefly introduced the development of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone, and made a comparison between Qianhai and other economic…

November 12, 2012

The 4th World Chinese Economic Forum was held

The 4th World Chinese Economic Forum was held on 12th and 13th in Melbourne, Australia. CDI as the think tank partner organized a delegation of 6 staff to attend the annual meeting. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President, made a presentation on the macro economic trend of China, and challenges and opportunities the manufacturing industry has faced in China.

The forum is held by the Asian…

November 01, 2012

France-China Friendship Association Delegation Visited

France-China Friendship Association Delegation led by its President, Mr. Alain Labat, visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President, made a presentation on the development of Shenzhen as Special Economic Zone. He also had a discussion with the delegation on RMB internationalization, maintaining the competitiveness of Shenzhen SEZ, etc.

September 26, 2012

Chief Economist of EFIC Visited.

Mr. Roger Donnelly, Chief Economist of Export Finance& Insurance Corporation, Australia, together with Mr. Tim Lindenmayer, Vice Consul of Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou visited CDI and had a brief discussion with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI on the macro economic situation of Shenzhen and its industrial restructuring.

September 07, 2012

Services Hub of the Future

Qianhai readies itself for the big league with investor-friendly policies

If you take subway line 1 in Shenzhen, get off at Qianhai Bay and try to exit the station, subway personnel will ask you to read the notice on the wall carefully before you leave. The main point of the notice is that the surrounding area of this station is still under construction, and hence no buildings or transportation…

September 03, 2012

KIEP Researcher Visited

Dr. Jihyun Jung, Research fellow of China’s Regional and Provincial Research Group, Center for Emerging Economies Research, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy visited CDI and had a discussion with Mr. Zhang Yuge, Director of Economic and Social Development Research Centre on the impacts of enterprises in Hong Kong and Shenzhen after the signing of “Closer Economic Partnership…

August 15, 2012

Canadian Consul General Visited

Mr. Weldon Epp, Consul General of Canadian Consulate-General in Guangzhou visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, the Executive Vice President had a luncheon with the Consul General discussing on the industrial upgrading and transferring, and their economic and social impacts.

July 27, 2012

Australian Vice Consul Visited

Mr. Tim Lindenmayer, Vice Consul of Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou visited CDI and had a brief discussion with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI on the development of Shenzhen’s macro economy and manufactory industry in Shenzhen.

July 16, 2012

World Bank Expert Team Visited

The World Bank Delegation on "Upgrading Competitiveness of the Soft Industry in African Countries" has paid a visit to CDI. The delegation was aimed at learning experiences of the Shenzhen government's policy on encouraging enterprises to develop processing trade upon the establishment of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. Dr. Qu Jian, Vice President, and Dr. Liu Rongxin, Director of Department of…

May 16, 2012

British Consul Visited CDI

Ms. Julia Skorupska, Consul Political & Economic, British Consulate-General Guangzhou paid a visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI. Dr. Guo made an analysis on the overall economic development of Shenzhen in the first quarter of 2012. Faced with the complicated and volatile international environment and the new emerging challenges in domestic economic development, the…

March 07, 2012

ADB Economist Lecture

Dr. Song Leilei, Senior economist of the Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank held a seminar on World Economic Outlook in CDI. He reviewed Euro debt crisis and its influence on Asia, especially China in short term and long term. He reckoned that although Asia is facing greater downside risks, the economy will gain its growth in a moderate way. CDI research fellows and…

February 21, 2012

Shenzhen Financial Centre Forums held in Paris

Shenzhen Financial Centre Forum and Shenzhen Financial Centre Promotion Seminar were held in Paris and Luxemburg respectively on 21st and 27th Feb. The forums gave a good introduction of Shenzhen as a newly emerged financial centre. The forums aim to further promote Shenzhen Financial Centre. Specialists from financial institutions have taken part in the forum.

November 30, 2011

South African MTN Delegation Visited

A Delegation from MTN Group, South Africa paid a visit to CDI to learn about the history and development of Shenzhen as a Special Economic Zone. MTN Group is the biggest telecommunication provider in South Africa, which is now looking forward to exploring its market in China.

November 14, 2011

North Carolina Senate Delegation Visited

18 members of North Carolina Senate Delegation visited CDI with the aim to strengthen cooperation with Shenzhen, and gain better understanding of the exploration of clean energy in Shenzhen.

November 11, 2011

German Consul-General Visited

Mr. Wolfgang Kessler, came to visit CDI as Acting Consul-General of Germany. Executive vice President Dr. Guo Wanda and Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department had a talk with the Consul-General on mutual cooperation between German Consulate-General and CDI.

November 08, 2011

Global China Dialogue Representative Visited

Mr. Graeme Wilson, Head of Global China Dialogue Secretariat, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, visited CDI to explore the possibilities of cooperation with CDI in hosting Global China Dialogue, which provides an international platform for figures from government, business and academia across the globe to discuss developments in China's foreign and strategic policy, economic…

October 28, 2011
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Economic Strategy Institute Director Visited

Mr. Stephen Olson, Managing Director of Economic Strategy Institute visited CDI and discussed with Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department on developing cooperative relationships by initiating international conferences, conducting joint studies, and strengthening personnel exchanges between both sides.

October 11, 2011

Canadian Consul General Visited

Mr. Weldon Epp, the newly appointed Consul General of Canadian Consulate-General Guangzhou paid a visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President made an introduction about the general development in South China. The Consul General briefed current cooperative projects between South China and Canada and expressed his interest and willingness on exploring ties between CDI and Canadian…

September 27, 2011

Israeli Consul General Visited CDI

Mr. Avraham Nir, Consul General of Israel paid a visit to CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President and Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department had an extensive discussion with the guests on issues like low carbon development, migrant workers, food safety, industrial upgrading, etc. Both sides reached a consensus on building between CDI and Israeli think tanks.

September 07, 2011

Ghana Officials Visited CDI

Officials from the Ministry of Finance, the Republic of Ghana, and representatives from China Geo-engineering Corporation visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President and Dr. Wang Mei introduced the economic evolution of Shenzhen and shared experiences on urban planning and management, as well as fund raising mechanism.

September 06, 2011

Swiss College Delegation Visited CDI

The Delegation from University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland has visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, CDI’s Executive Vice President gave a lecture on “China's Special Economic Zone (SEZ): its Role for the Transformation of China”. He elaborated the evolution and status quo of China SEZ. Shenzhen was quoted as a successful example of SEZ, which is now a financial centre and hi-tech centre in…

September 02, 2011

British Consul Visited CDI

Mr. Graham Nelson, Consul Political & Economic of British Consulate-General Guangzhou visited CDI and had a discussion with Executive Vice President Dr. Guo Wanda on development planning of Qianhai Bay modern service industries cooperation zone and progress of Pan-pearl River Delta cooperation. Other issues like the SME business plight, RMB appreciation and Shenzhen’s capital market were also…

July 25, 2011

Chatham House Research Director Visited

Dr. Paola Subacchi, Research Director of International Economics, Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) visited CDI discussing the possibility of cooperation with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President and Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department. Dr. Guo introduced the development of Shenzhen finance industry and its cooperation with Hong Kong.…

May 18, 2011

Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum

On 18th-19th May, 2011, the 6th Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum was held in Nanning, Guangxi Autonomous Region of China. The Forum is themed at the Progress of China-ASEAN Free Trade Area & Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Cooperation with 3 Parallel Sessions: 1)Think Tank Summit: Regional connection and cross-border cooperation; 2)Cross-border trading and investment, finance cooperation;…

April 28, 2011

UNIDO Representatives Visited

Edward Clarence-Smith, Representative and Head of UNIDO Regional Office, and Liang Dan, Senior Technical Advisor on Investment and Technology Promotion Visited CDI discussing the possibility of cooperation with Dr. Guo Wanda, Vice Executive President and Dr. Zhang Jiansen, Director of Finance Studies, Ms. Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department.

March 25, 2011

Carbon Care Asia Chairman Visited

Mr. Chong Chan Yau, Chairman of Carbon Care Asia Co(CCA), Dr. Trini Leung, Executive Director of CCA visited CDI and discussed with CDI leaders and department heads on further cooperation on low carbon research and training programs. Headquartered in Hong Kong, CCA operates as a social enterprise for the mission of mitigating climate change through driving innovative market solutions to build a…

March 23, 2011

Non-regret Mitigation Report Published

China’s first report on Non-regret Mitigation was published by CDI. The report makes an analysis on the potentials of non-regret mitigation, and governments’ role in developing low carbon city in China.

The report suggests that policies with incentive compatibility should be introduced to better coordinate the goal of central government and the implementation by local governments. Vehicle…

March 23, 2011

Australian Consul General Visited CDI

The Consul-General of Australia in Guangzhou visited CDI. The purpose of this call is to gain a better understanding of Shenzhen’s plans for further development, and the major challenges it may encounter. Dr. Guo Wanda, Vice Executive President of CDI had a discussion with the guests.

January 21, 2011

British Consul General Visited CDI

Mr. Alastair Morgan, the newly appointed Consul General of British Consulate-General Guangzhou paid a visit to Shenzhen as an introductory call on 20th and 21st Jan. During his visit Mr. Morgan called on CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President and Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department had an extensive discussion with the guests on CDI’s research fields.

December 10, 2010

The 6th Asia Economic Summit held in CDI

The 6th Asia Economic Summit 2010 was held in CDI on 10th Dec. The Summit focused on Green Growth in Asia as well as the infrastructure boost needed for Asia’s connectivity in the transport, communications and energy sectors in the next 10 years that will generate income gains of about US$13 trillion throughout Asia.

The Summit brought together Leaders from Government, Business, Universities and…

October 21, 2010
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Spanish Architects visited CDI

Prof. Joan Busquets, Architect & Director, BLAU-Landscape Architecture & Urbanism, Spain/ Professor, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, visited CDI and discussed on the International Consultation on the Regeneration and Redevelopment of Sungang-Qingshuihe, Shenzhen.

September 14, 2010

Shenzhen Financial Centre Forums held in Britain

Shenzhen Financial Centre Forum and Shenzhen Financial Centre Promotion Seminar were held in London and Edinburgh respectively on 14th and 16th Sep. The forums gave a good introduction of Shenzhen as a newly emerged financial centre. In Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI) 6, Shenzhen was included in the rankings for the first time, as the highest new entry, in 5th position. The forums aim to…

September 10, 2010
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Korean Economist Visited CDI

Huh Jae Hwan, economist of Daewoo Securities, Korea visited CDI and meet Dr. Zhang Jiansen, Director of Centre on Finance and Modern Industry. Dr. Zhang gave a brief introduction on the background and development of the finance industry in Shenzhen and answered questions about banking system, property marker, RMB reform and foreign reserves, etc.

September 07, 2010

U.S. Delegation Visited CDI

A U.S. delegation from G2 Club House, Southern University and A&M College came to visit and discuss the possibility of cooperation with CDI. The G2 Club House is dedicated to the exchange of students, businesses and government officials. With 107 universities and over 500 mayors as its member, G2 is planning to build up a platform in China and the U.S. for a better communication between the…

July 19, 2010

Strategy Cooperation Agreement Signed with DHL

President Fan Gang welcomed the Petra Kiwitt party in Beijing, which is the executive vice-president of Germany Post DHL. The two sides signed “DHL-CDI logistics innovation strategy agreement” together, establishing the DHL-CDI supply chain management innovation center cooperatively.

June 03, 2010

U.S. Emissary Visited CDI

David Dollar, Economic and Financial Emissary of U.S. Department of the Treasury and Embassy of America, Brian Goldbeck, Consul General of American Consulate General, Guangzhou, visited CDI and had a talk with Dr. Zhang Jiansen, Director of Centre on Finance and Modern Industry on the financial development of China and the world.

June 02, 2010
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Austrian Consul Visited CDI

Michael Müller, Vice Consul of Commercial Affairs, Austrian Consulate General in Guangzhou, met with Carol, Director of International Cooperation Department, and Dr. Liu Yu to talk about potential cooperation fields between CDI and Austrian side, especially joint research on Low Carbon Economy.

May 28, 2010

Pan-Beibu Gulf Think Tank Summit

On 28th May, 2010, the “The 1st Pan-Beibu Gulf Think Tank Summit” was held in Nanning, Guangxi Autonomous Region of China. The leaders and representatives from the think tanks of the Pan-Beibu Gulf Region and ASEAN countries, including China, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippine, Thailand and Indonesia met to discuss regional development issues.

This conference was focusing on cooperation…

May 11, 2010
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Canadian Delegation Have Lunch with CDI Researchers

The visiting Canadian Advance Leadership Program delegation invited CDI researchers to have lunch. The purpose of the lunch is to have a better understanding of development and reforms of Guangdong Province and the associated challenges and opportunities including labor issues, education, health care, environment and public policy. Carol, Director of International Cooperation Department,…

April 30, 2010

German Guests Visited CDI

Wolfgang Meyer, resident representative of Konrad Adenauer Foundation Representative Office, Peter Weiss, member of the German Bundestag visited CDI. Carol, Director of International Cooperation Department gave an introduction to the guests.

April 27, 2010

Australian Guests Visited CDI

Officials from Austrade and Australian Embassy to China visited CDI. Vice President Dr. Guo Wanda made an introduction on the Climate Change policies in Guangdong Province, esp. in Shenzhen, and their effects.

April 13, 2010

Canadian Consul Visited CDI

David Bostwick, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner from Consulate General of Canada to Guangzhou paid a visit to CDI. As the first Canadian Consul visited CDI, Mr. Bostwick learned attentively about the development of CDI from Carol, Director of International Cooperation Department. He promised to have further cooperation with CDI in both research and consulting fields. CDI research staffs Yu…

March 29, 2010

Australian Consul-general Visited CDI

Mr. Grant Doolay, the new Consul-General of Australia to Guangzhou visited CDI. Mr. Tang Huijian,Executive Vice President, Dr. Qujian, Assistant to the President and Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department meet with the guests, and exchange views on foreign trade business between Shenzhen and Australia.

March 25, 2010

U.S. Health Attaché Visited CDI

Ms. Elizabeth F. Yuan, U.S. Health Attaché to China, and Andrew A. Griffin, Vice Consul of Consulate General of the U.S., Guangzhou Visited CDI. Vice President Guo Wanda, Researcher Liu Jiandang gave the guests an introduction of the medical reform in Shenzhen, including reforms in public hospital and medical insurance system.

February 04, 2010

Israeli Ambassador Visited CDI

H. E Amos Nadai, Israeli Ambassador to China and Avranham Nir, Israeli Consulate General of Israel in Guangzhou visited CDI. Executive Vice President Mr. Tang Huijian, and Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department made a discussion with the guests on economic development in Pearl River Delta and possibilities of cooperation between South China and Israel.

January 06, 2010

Norwegian Professor Visited CDI

Dr. Jo Thori Lind, Professor from Dept. of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway, and Mr. Smedsvig Håkon, Consul of Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Guangzhou paid a visit to CDI. Prof. Guo Wanda, the Vice President, Dr. Wang Mei, Director of Centre for Public Policy and Government Performance Assessment exchanges opinions on China Social Security System Reforms and the economic development in…

December 02, 2009

CDI signed Agreement with Korean Institute

Incheon Development Institute (IDI) signed an agreement with CDI on cooperation of academic communication and research. IDI is a think tank of Korea’s third largest city Incheon. IDI President Mr. Eo, Yeon-Duk paied a visit on CDI and had a meeting with CDI Executive President Mr. Tang Huijian and Dr. Guo Wanda.

November 06, 2009

Australian Officials Visited

Ms. Nghi Luu, Unit Manager of International Economy Division, Macroeconomic Group of The Treasury, Australia visited CDI. Vice President Guo Wanda has a discussion on Shenzhen economic structure, employment and environment protection with the guests.

September 28, 2009

U.S. Officials Visited CDI

Mr. Brendan Kelly, Ms. Elizabeth Van Heuvelen visited CDI representing U.S. –China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Department of the Treasury. Prof. Feng Subao and Dr. Huzhenyu discussed with the guests on industrial structure and“Double Transfer Policy”(industry, labor) in Guangdong.

September 01, 2009

Australian Officials Visited

Mr. John Langtry, Assistant Secretary of East Asia Branch of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited CDI. Vice President Guo Wanda, Dr. Feng Subao and Dr. Liu Luyu received the guests and introduced the measures China has adopted during the Financial Crisis.

August 27, 2009

Norwegian Consul Visited

Mr. Smedsvig Håkon, Consul of Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Guangzhou paid a visit to CDI. Prof. Guo Wanda, the Vice President, Dr. Wang Mei, Director of Centre for Public Policy and Government Performance Assessment exchanged opinions on China Social Security System Reforms with the guests.

August 20, 2009

German newspaper Interview Vice President

Vice President Prof. Guo gave an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on the questions of Shenzhen economic development in the past 20 years and its administrative reforms.

July 07, 2009

German Consul-General Visited

German Consul-General Eberhard Schuppius visited CDI investigating the administrative reform in Shenzhen. Vice President Guo Wanda and Prof. Feng Subao introduced the background and evolution of Shenzhen’s Administrative Reform, and exchanged ideas with the guests.

June 18, 2009

U.S Ambassadors Visited CDI

Laura Stone, Director of the Office of Macro Economy and Financial Policy for the U.S Embassy to China, and Steve Lang, the Economic and Political Section Chief in U.S. Consulate General, Guangzhou visited CDI investigating Shenzhen’s general economic situation under the global financial crisis, and the implementation of the Comprehensive Reform in Shenzhen. Vice President Guo Wanda answered…

May 18, 2009

Fund Managers Visited CDI

A group of fund managers led by China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC) visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, Vice President of CDI, Prof. Feng Subao, and Dr. Liu Luyu received the guests, and answered their questions on the port trade, employment and government policies during the current financial downturn.

May 15, 2009

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Co-operation Forum held in Shenzhen

The third Shenzhen-Hong Kong Co-operation Forum, jointly organised by the Central Policy Unit (CPU) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Research Association and the China Development Institute of Shenzhen, was held at the China Development Institute in Shenzhen.

The forum was initiated by the research institutions of Shenzhen and…

April 29, 2009

Experts from JETRO, Japan Visited CDI

Mr. TAKAGI Seiji, Managing Director of Industrial Research Centre of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), and Mr. AMANO Shinya, Director of JETRO Guangzhou visited CDI. Vice President Guo Wanda received the guests and answered questions on Shenzhen’s economic situation during global financial crisis.

April 03, 2009

U.S. Trade Representatives Visited CDI

Guests from the Office of U.S. Trade Representative, U.S. Embassy to China, and U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou came to visit CDI. Tang Huijian, Vice President, Qu Jian, Assistant to the President, and Professor Feng Subao received the guests and discussed about some hot points in trade relationships between the two countries.

March 19, 2009

Korean Delegation of Free Trade Economic Authority Visited CDI

A delegation made up of KIEP, Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority, Incheon Urban Development Corporation and Incheon Development Institute came to visit CDI. Researchers Long Long and Liu Rongxin discussed with the guests on the experiences of Shenzhen as a Special Economic Zone.

March 13, 2009

German Consul General visited CDI

Eberhard SCHUPPIUS, Consul General of Consulate General of Germany, Guangzhou visited CDI. Vice President Tang Huijian, and Carol Feng, Director of International Cooperation Department gave some introductions on the operation of CDI. Dr. Qujian, Assistant to the President, and researchers Wang Mei, Liu Jie discussed with the guests on the Financial Crisis influences on Pearl River Delta.

March 04, 2009

U.S. Professor Made Speech on Finance

Mr. David A. Westbrook,professor of University at Buffalo, the State University of New York made a speech entitled “Out of Crisis: Rethinking Our Capital Markets” at CDI.