Kapil Kapoor, Strategy director, Matwus Magala, Strategy counselor and Jing Li, Strategy analyzer from African Development Bank paid a visit to CCSEZR on September 4th, 2013. Professor Yuan Yiming, Deputy director of CCSZER, entertained the guests at CCSEZR’s meeting room. Prof. Zhong Ruoyu, Associate prof. Fan Xiaowen, Dr. Yong Wei and Ms. Guo Cong from the municipal government office also attended the meeting.
After Prof. Yuan welcomed Mr. Kapil Kapoor’s delegation, he introduced the brief history and current profile of CCSEZR to the guests. Prof. Yuan also introduced the events about CCSEZR’s communication and cooperation with World Bank, UNDP, African countries and Asian countries in recent years. He said:” CCSEZR holds Forum on Special Economic zone each year, to discuss and exchange new idea about special economic zone in China and other countries in the world. Contributing to all these, CCSEZR has become an influential institution throughout the world.”
Mr. Kapil Kapoor showed his appreciation for our cordial reception, and he said that the purpose of his visit to our center is to understand: How could Shenzhen get fast development in the past three decades? How can Africa learn the successful development experience from Shenzhen? In addition to the preferential policy, what kind of any other good policies has been given to the employees by enterprise or the government? Mr. Kapil Kapoor also showed his intention to establish cooperation relationship with CCSEZR. The African development bank has 54 member countries, who are interested in the successful experience of China's economic development. The delegation expects CCSEZR can share the research and development experience to stimulate economic growth of African countries.
Prof. Yuan Yiming said that the special economic zone of China, especially ShenZhen, have got many successful experiences, which set a successful example in other region in China and for other countries. Afterwards, he shared three conclusions of his own research on the development of SEZ’s early stage with Mr. Kapil Kapoor and hopes that CCSEZR can establish a stable relations of cooperation and make progress together with the African.
The meeting (Prof.
Yuan Yiming, Deputy director; Prof. Zhong Ruoyu; Associate prof. Fan Xiaowen; Dr.
A group photo
Prof. Yuan Yiming, Deputy director; Mr. Kapil Kapoor, The strategy director from African Development Bank)
Prof. Yuan Yiming, Deputy director, introducing our center to the guest
Prof. Yuan Yiming, Deputy director, talking with with Mr.Kapil Kapoor