The high-level conference Belt and Road: Building a Concrete Roadmap for Italy and China’s Joint Growth was held in Milan, Italy on November 30. Mr. Yu Zenggang, Executive Vice President of COSCO SHIPPING attended the full conference.
The event was co-hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and Italian Ministry of Economic Development, and organized by Italy’s Pirelli Group and Bank of China, both of which are the chairman organizations of the Business Forum Italy China. Mr. Fabrizio Lucentini, General Director of the Department for Internationalization and Trade Promotion of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, and Ms. Zhou Xiaoyan, General Director Europe of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce delivered the opening remarks, respectively. More than 200 representatives of the industrial and commercial world from both countries participated in the conference.
The guest speakers shared their opinions on a variety of topics at the conference, including: “The Belt and Road: A Winning Growth Formula”, “The Belt and Road: Achieving Modernity with Chinese Characteristics”, “Opportunities, Impacts and Challenges of the Belt and Road” and “The Steps to Financing Investments along the New Silk Road”. During the roundtable session on “Repaving the Ancient Silk Road: Development of Great Infrastructure Projects”, based on the business operations and investments of COSCO SHIPPING in Italy, Mr. Yu Zenggang introduced how COSCO SHIPPING had been participating in the Belt and Road infrastructure project development. The relevant staff with the Public Relations Division of COSCO SHIPPING and COSCO SHIPPING Italy were also present at the conference.