AmCham Spring Delegation to Meishan Pengshan City
On April 27th, 2017, at the invitation of Pengshan District Investment Promotion Bureau of Meishan city, AmCham organized its members to pay a business visit to Pengshan district. The delegation attracted the attendance of more than 20 companies and over 35 representatives, including Mr. Benjamin Wang, Chairman of AmCham Southwest, Mr. Eric Tsui, Managing Director of Rheem (China) Water Heater Co. Ltd, and AmCham officer, Mr. Jason Zhang, GM of Sichuan ECWise Softare Co., Ltd. They were joined by Mr. Michael Reed, Professor and Associate Dean of Sichuan University Pittsburgh Institute, Mr. Lawrence A. Samuelson, GM of The Samuelson Company, Inc. and Mr. Alex Zhang, Manager of KPMG Advisory (China) Limited etc.
Pengshan, an integral part of the Chengdu-Chongqing urban planning, belongs to the important district of National Tianfu New Area. It is also the key development curve of Sichuan Province. Nearly half of the region’s villages belong to Tianfu New District and its coordinated control areas. On this visit, AmCham’s delegation mainly visited its member companies, the Unilever factory and Dow Chemical Project, as well as Pengshan Agricultural Park and the Pengzhu New City “Five Lakes and Four Seas” Wetland Park. Finally, the delegation attended the Advantage Industry Investment Conference presented by “Exploring PengShan. Developing Together.”
After the day’s in-depth and comprehensive exploration of the city, Mr. Benjamin Wang, Chairman of AmCham Southwest, highly praised the Pengshan district for its transportation development, talent reserve, and investment advantages. He also pointed out that AmCham Southwest, as one of the largest and most influential foreign chambers of commerce in China, would like to promote the Tianfu New Area—Pengshan district in anticipation of the city’s vitality, habitability, and quality development of Tianfu New Area.