To attract investment in the city, its districts and industrial parks, Wang Youming, Director General of Invest Shenzhen, and Zhang Feimeng, Deputy Director General of Invest Shenzhen, led a delegation to visit China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings along with Wang Dianjia, Director of Nanshan’s economic promotion bureau (investment promotion center). Zhang Cangwei, assistant to the general manager and deputy general manager of industrial park development at China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings, received the delegation and introduced the company’s system of operating industrial parks and industrial development. At a joint seminar, Wang Youming praised the company’s work in attracting investment in industrial parks and management. In addition, he said that Shenzhen will continue to build a system of investment attraction for the city, its districts and industrial parks by referencing Net Valley, a key international industrial park for investment promotion in Shenzhen that is owned by China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings. After the meeting, the delegation visited I-Factory, a site where Guangdong Float Glass is located, and discussed the cultural and creativity industry’s investment attraction and development.
China Merchants Group is a key state-owned enterprise directly managed by the central government and also a super-large sized company with the longest history in mainland China. China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings is China Merchants Group’s flagship company for development of urban industrial parks and is mainly engaged in community development and operation, industrial park development and operation, and cruise industry development and operation. In 2017, China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone saw sales surpass RMB 120 billion and profits top RMB 20 billion and had nearly 34 million square meters of reserved land. It has key industrial parks such as Net Valley, NH@COOL, I-Factory, China Merchants Plaza, Times Plaza and Qianhai sea transportation center.