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Forum explores more connectivity in the Greater Bay Area

(eguangzhou.gov.cn)Updated : 2019-11-26

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A round table conference is held during the 2019 Annual Meeting of the International Finance Forum in Guangzhou, focusing on further connectivity in the Greater Bay Area. [Photo by Wang Jian/chinanews.com]

Experts and scholars from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, as well as overseas investment and financing experts gathered to discuss further connectivity in the Greater Bay Area on Nov 23 during the 2019 Annual Meeting of the International Finance Forum.

Hot issues spanning financial cooperation, scientific and technological innovation, regulation convergence, as well as market information were covered in the round table conference.

A contract was signed during the event for the construction of an international innovation base for green technology and innovation in Guangzhou to promote the communication, integration, and cooperation among overseas technology companies and domestic industries.

Liu Yong, chief economist of China Development Bank (CDB), said that CDB owns five financial institutes in the Greater Bay Area and has launched special policies for supporting financing to boost the flow of funds in the area.

Cai Chaolin, Party chief of Nansha district, said that Nansha has been working on a batch of major transportation and information infrastructure projects and planning on major cooperation platforms and carriers. Key policies and institutional innovations will be launched and support for the entrepreneurship and employment of Hong Kong and Macao youths will be enhanced, Cai said.