On September 24, the Seminar on Innovative Development for the SCO Demonstration Area was held at Jiaozhou Conference Center. At this conference, experts and scholars from the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation under the Ministry of Commerce, Research Center of the General Administration of Customs, China International Engineering Consulting Corporation, China Development Institute and several other institutions and organizations reported their research outcomes targeting at five topics: overall development planning for the China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area (“SCO Demonstration Area”), strategic planning for the industrial development in the SCO Demonstration Area, economic and trade cooperation by country for SCO member states and countries along the Belt and Road, ways of reform and measures for trade facilitation of SCO and of countries along the Belt and Road, and directions and implementations for building modern logistics centers oriented toward SCO member states. The seminar focused on exchanges of ideas on the innovativeness, feasibility, and motivations of key research findings, with a list of policies proposed.
New driving forces were added to the investment promotion of the SCO Demonstration Area. On April 13, the ceremony for appointing Investment Promotion Ambassadors for China-SCO Local Economic and Trad
On March 17, the SCODA Development Expert Advisory Board was officially established in Jiaozhou, Qingdao. Liu Jianjun, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Qingdao Committee, Secretary of CPC Jiaoz
On March 16, Liu Jianjun, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Qingdao Committee, Secretary of CPC Jiaozhou Committee, Secretary of SCODA Party Working Committee, and Director of SCODA Administrati
On October 25, the Shandong Social Sciences Forum – Seminar on the Strategy and Path for the Construction of China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area (“SCO Demonstration Area”) in Qingdao was held in Qingdao West Coast New Area with the theme of “The Strategy and Path for the Construction of China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area in Qingdao”.