British Consul Economic in Guangzhou Visited

On December 30, Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI, met Mr. Steve Arrick, Economic Consul of the British Consulate-General Guangzhou. They exchanged views on Shenzhen’s working priorities in the 13th Five-Year Plan and the development and opportunities of the fintech industry in Shenzhen. Dr. Guo noted that innovation is the key word in the 13th Five-Year Plan of Shenzhen and that the working priorities are going to be in Qianhai & Shekou Area of China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone, internationalization of renminbi, supply-side reform, green development, etc. In addition, the two sides agreed to cooperate in research and consultation in a bid to promote the academic exchange between think tanks in China and the UK.