Beijing - The
first Qingdao Multinationals Summit will be held from Oct 19 to 20 in Qingdao,
officials said at a news conference by the Ministry of Commerce on Aug 21.
is jointly organized by the Ministry of Commerce and the Shandong provincial
government. A total of 188 senior executives from Fortune 500 companies and top
industrial groups from 26 countries and regions have confirmed their
participation in the summit, said the official of Shandong province.
includes a series of activities such as closed-door meetings, parallel forums,
multinational corporation road shows, promotion events and exhibitions.
government will announce new policies and collect opinions from participating
companies during the meetings regarding the implementation of the Foreign
Investment Law, customs clearance facilitation, and the protection of
will provide more investment opportunities for multinational companies, and
create an investment environment that is more stable, fair, transparent and
predictable," Qian Keming, vice minister of commerce, told a press
Qingdao is speeding up the construction of an open, modern, dynamic, and
fashionable international metropolis. The summit will further raise Qingdao's
international profile and bring new vitality to Qingdao's development.