Suzhou Xiangcheng in October, sweet osmanthus fragrant. Today, the 2020 Forbes China-Japan Future Industry Forum (hereinafter referred to as the forum) was successfully held here. Many guests from China and Japan, including government leaders, well-known entrepreneurs, business representatives and related persons, gathered in Xiangcheng to discuss new trends in future industries and new opportunities for China-Japan economic and trade cooperation. Forbes China's official Weibo will broadcast the entire forum online.
2020 Forbes China-Japan Future Industry Forum Site
Xiangcheng District of Suzhou City has taken the lead in implementing the national China-Japan cooperation strategy since 2018 and initiated the construction of the deployment cooperation demonstration zone; in April this year, the China-Japan (Suzhou) local development cooperation demonstration zone was successfully selected as one of the six national cooperation demonstration zones. 1. Contracted 76 Japanese-funded projects with a total investment of US$1.51 billion, and more than 150 Japanese-funded projects are being docked—Suzhou Xiangcheng is now in the first place in Sino-Japanese local economic and trade cooperation.
This year marks the 48th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and Japan. The top Chinese leader will pay a state visit to Japan at the most appropriate time, environment and atmosphere in the future. China and Japan are making joint efforts to promote the further development of bilateral relations. In the context of China-Japan relations entering a new era and cooperation in various fields presenting new opportunities, this forum focuses on China-Japan trade exchanges and cooperation, focusing on big data (blockchain), digital finance, advanced materials, industrial Internet, and smart car networking. , The six future industries of biomedicine, based on an international perspective, actively explore new models of foreign cooperation, aiming to build a frontier exchange platform between China and Japan that integrates development elements such as capital, talents, technology, and information, and accelerate the further connection of resources between China and Japan. , To promote the construction of a new future for China-Japan economic and trade cooperation. This forum was hosted by Guan Lin, the first Chinese host of Japanese TV.
Hong Qiuwei, Secretary of the Board of Forbes Global Media Holdings Co., Ltd. and President of Forbes International Group, addressed the forum
Hong Qiuwei, Secretary of the Board of Forbes Global Media Holdings Co., Ltd. and President of Forbes International Group, delivered a speech at the forum. He pointed out that in the general environment of the global economic downturn, China's performance is very impressive. Facing the impact of the epidemic this year, China-Japan economic and trade cooperation has shown strong resilience and great potential. Forbes China is willing to play an active role in China's economic development and international cooperation, build an international platform for China-Japan local economic and trade exchanges and cooperation, and promote mutual benefit and win-win results.
Forbes Japan Chairman and Publisher Takano Ma’s video speech
Forbes Japan Chairman and Publisher Takano Masano delivered a speech for the forum via video. He said that Japan and China are major economies in the world, and the two countries are each other's important international trading partners. Recently, the local economic and trade cooperation between China and Japan has become more and more active, and Suzhou Xiangcheng is at the forefront. He believes that the China-Japan Future Industry Forum provides a very good opportunity for both China and Japan, and emphasized that in the post-epidemic era, the two sides need cooperation and mutual trust more than ever.
Kunshan Japanese Association President and General Manager of NSK Investment Co., Ltd. Production Headquarters Kazuhiro Oshima addressed the forum
The representative of Japanese companies, President of the Kunshan Japanese Association and General Manager of NSK Investment Co., Ltd. Production Headquarters Oshima Kazuhiro said in his speech that the manufacturing environment in China and Japan has undergone tremendous changes. In recent years, China The manufacturing industry is developing rapidly, and there is a faint momentum to surpass Japan. He emphasized that the Xiangcheng government has introduced a series of attractive investment promotion measures to escort the development of the enterprise from all aspects.
Gu Haidong, Secretary of Xiangcheng District Party Committee, delivered a speech for the forum and promoted innovation and entrepreneurship environment
Gu Haidong, Secretary of the Xiangcheng District Party Committee, delivered a speech for the forum and introduced the innovation and entrepreneurship environment of Xiangcheng District. He emphasized that Xiangcheng has a profound cultural heritage and superior location advantages. The current high-quality development momentum of Xiangcheng District is strong, and the "six major future industries" are booming, continue to expand innovative applications in multiple scenarios, carefully create an optimized industrial ecology, and gather strength Create a high-level international open platform, high-tech industrial cluster highlands, compatible urban supporting functions, and the most comfortable Japanese business service environment.
Joint Unveiling Ceremony
Then the forum held the joint inauguration ceremony of the Suzhou Innovation Center of Japan's Rehabilitation Industry in the High-tech Zone and the COCOSPACE Tokyo Offshore Innovation Center in the Economic Development Zone.
Russell Flannery, Chief China Advisor of Forbes Global Media Holdings Co., Ltd. and Forbes China Editor-in-Chief, interprets the list
Recently, Forbes China released the 2020 Forbes China Leading Chinese Companies in Japan List (2020 Forbes China Leading Chinese Companies in Japan List) and the 2020 Forbes China Leading Japanese Companies in China List. At the forum, Russell Flannery, Chief China Advisor of Forbes Global Media Holdings Co., Ltd. and Forbes China Editor-in-Chief, interpreted the two lists. He introduced the method of making the list, and believes that as the Chinese economy recovers, Japanese companies and other foreign companies will have good development opportunities in China.
The forum held an award ceremony for the listed companies. Representatives of Alibaba, Fosun, Haier, Lenovo, Suning and other listed companies attended the forum and took the stage to receive the awards.
Hong Qiuwei, Secretary of the Board of Forbes Global Media Holdings Co., Ltd. and President of Forbes International Group, delivered a keynote speech
In the keynote speech session, Hong Qiuwei, Secretary of the Board of Directors of Forbes Global Media Holdings Co., Ltd. and President of Forbes International Group, gave a keynote speech on the theme of "the environment under the epidemic". He believes that under the influence of the epidemic, society is now under a new mode of operation. This new normal state is a mixed state, or it will last for at least five years in the future. Later, he shared how to promote systemic changes from three aspects of business, culture and society, and analyzed in detail the future development trends and possible changes.
Tomio Nishizuka, Chairman of ADK Group China, delivered a keynote speech
Tomoo Nishizuka, Chairman of ADK Group China, gave a keynote speech focusing on "the essence of China's development from a marketing perspective and the role of Japanese companies in China". Starting from the actual case of Coca-Cola, he explained that life under the cultural background and the mode of thinking determine the concept of advertising and marketing. He believes that in terms of marketing, China has entered the 3.0 era and is now in a leading position in the world. If Japanese companies want to succeed in China, they need to learn from the flexibility of Chinese companies and realize value co-creation.
round table dialogue
Chen Jia, Vice President of Suzhou Branch of Mizuho Bank (China) Co., Ltd., Gu Tianbo, Senior Partner of Cyber Investment Group, Masato Yoshikawa, Partner of Monobank, Xue Yinghua, Head of Corporate Development for Greater China, Wanfang Family Office, and President of Shanghai Jinfei Nissei Manager Nobuyuki Aoki started a wonderful round-table dialogue around "New investment opportunities brought by China's financial opening up to foreign-funded enterprises".
Project signing ceremony
Finally, the signing ceremony of the Xiangcheng District Japanese Enterprise Project was held at the event site.
In 2022, China and Japan will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and Japan. At that time, after the Tokyo Olympics in Japan, China will take over the Olympic flame, which symbolizes peace and friendship, and ignite it at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. This Olympic flame will not only connect the Olympic spirit, but also promote the good development of bilateral relations.
This forum is co-sponsored by Forbes China and Suzhou Xiangcheng District Government.