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China-Israel Summit attracts heavy hitters

The China-Israel Investment Summit, held in Hengqin from 2 to 3 July, was attended by more than 5,000 officials, scholars, experts and business representatives from 2,000 organizations and companies.

The largest national dedicated technological innovation investment event of its kind, this year’s conference at the Zhuhai International Conference & Exhibition Center focused on the theme “Cooperating on Innovation and Intelligently Creating a Bright Future for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.”

The theme was particularly relevant to the direction Hengqin is taking regarding the development of emerging industries.

Among those involved in the Summit were companies specializing in industrial manufacturing and automation, the internet, information technology, agricultural technology, food technology, clean-energy, energy conservation, medical health and life sciences, financial investment and academic research.

Five industry sub-forums highlighted Smart Manufacturing 2025, the digital economy, biomedicine, intellectual property and the Smart City concept.

Tzachi Hanegbi, minister of Regional Cooperation of the State of Israel; Huang Yong, director general of the International Center of Cooperation of National Development & Reform Commission; Lin Ji, deputy secretary general of Guangdong Provincial People’s Government; Zhuhai Party Chief Guo Yonghang; Nadav Cohen, Consul General of Israel to Guangzhou; and Amir Gal-Or, founder and managing partner of Infinity Group, delivered remarks at the opening ceremony.

Guests such as Xu Xiaonian, a senior economist at the China Europe International Business School, and Dong Mingzhu, president of Zhuhai Gree Electric Appliances, made keynote speeches.

Xiong Yi, vice president of IBM Greater China; Wu Guangquan, chairman of the board of China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA); Liu Song, vice president of Alibaba; Shraga Brosh, president of the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel and other prominent officials led roundtable discussions, illuminating the opportunities in certain industry trends.

Representatives from Huawei, Accenture, Yanhua Smartech, Beijing Automotive Group, the People’s Bank of China and the Export-Import Bank of China also attended.

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