"Sharing development opportunities for a better future"Shaoxing officials led a delegation to visit Spain and Italy
From June 20th to June 26th, the Shaoxing Friendly Economic and Trade Delegation led by Sheng Yuechun,the Deputy Party Secretary and Mayor of Shaoxing Municipality,went to Spain and Italy to carry out economic and trade promotion activities. Zhao Rulang, Deputy Keqiao District Secretary and Mayor of Keqiao District, participated in the delegation.
On the 20th, the delegation arrived in the beautiful Barcelona and held the Tex-summit Global（Global Textile Industry Sustainability Summit Forum） and the “Charming Shaoxing·Silk Road Keqiao” promotion. The president of the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers(CEMATEX), Meyer, warmly welcomed the arrival of the delegation. Mr. Zhao Rulang signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Italian and Spanish textile associations.
After the end of the Spanish tour, the delegation arrived in Italy on June 23 for a friendly visit.
On the afternoon of June 24th, the delegation visited the city of Leno, Brescia, to participate in the“Belt and Road”Shaoxing-Italy Economic Forum held at the headquarters of the Cassa Padana BCC Bank. At the meeting, Mr.Zhao Rulang and Fabris, director of the Italian Institute of Materials (IOM), signed the Memorandum of Understanding of the Keqiao Joint Development Center of the Italian Materials Institute.The President of Fashion Dream Incubator Mr. Huang Yanting attended the event.
On June 26th, the delegation arrived in Rome, at the headquarters of the National CNA, and held the Italy-Jiangnan Fashion Industry Promotion, welcomed by the national vice president Giuseppe Oliviero, also CNA president of the Campania Region, Mr. Huang Yanting, President of Fashion Dream Incubator, and Miss Maria Spilabotte who represents the FDI in Italy as CEO. In the occasion, Mr. Giuseppe Oliviero, from Naples, reminded that the two cities, Naples and Shaoxing, started the process to become twin cities last year, in the presence of the mayor De Magistris.
In recent years, Shaoxing has firmly implemented the strategy of “opening up the market”, carrying out rich international exchanges in the fields of economy, trade, science and technology, culture and tourism, and achieved positive results. Fashion Dream Incubator, as fundamental platform for European Fashion Companies entering the Chinese market, is one of the engines moving the strong development of the fashion industry of Keqiao (Shaoxing) and supporting sino-italian exchanges. Through the "Belt and Road" opportunity, China and Italy will further develop their cooperation at a higher level in order to achieve mutual benefits and promote the cooperation and win-win situation between China Textile City and Italy.