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China, Singapore explore new development in Greater Bay Area | Updated:2019-11-19

The seventh Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum took place in Guangzhou on Nov 18, attracting about 250 think tanks experts and representatives of companies from China and Singapore.

The Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum, launched in 2013, has been held six times, attracting more than 5,000 people from both China and Singapore to discuss the future development of the two countries.

This year's forum was expected to promote mutual cooperation between the two countries through resource integration and joint development in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Lee Yi Shyan, chairman of Business China, suggested that Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City should devote more efforts to accelerate the commercial application of scientific research outcomes.

Lee added that professional service institutions in areas spanning finance, accounting, and law should be introduced into the area to build an ecosystem for the knowledge industry.

Vincent Pang, senior vice president of Huawei, said that China and Singapore enjoy huge advantages in the integration and complementarity nature of their industries.

Pang noted that Singapore has advantages in cultivating international talents, adding that he hopes to introduce Singapore's experience to the Greater Bay Area.

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