On the morning of July 2, 2020, jointly held by Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau and KPMG, the government and enterprise symposium themed "Policies and Opportunities of Hainan Free Trade Port " (Shanghai special Session) was held in Shanghai, and government and enterprise personnels of Haikou discussed and exchanged their ideas with senior executives of well-known enterprises, including nearly 20 of the world's top 500 foreign-funded enterprises. The director of Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau Chen Liangzi, co-partner of KPMG Tax Department Zhang Yuewen, managing co-partner of KPMG Hainan Branch Zhang Lanlan, and representatives of relevant units in Haikou city attended and delivered speeches. 36 well-known domestic and foreign enterprises participated in the symposium.
Zhang Yuewen, co-partner of KPMG Tax Department, said that Haikou, as the provincial capital, is facing a once-in-a-lifetime historic development opportunity as Hainan province makes all-out efforts to promote the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port. Zhang Yuewen believed that Haikou's unique location advantage, first-class ecological environment, solid industrial foundation, good investment environment and preferential policies have great appeal to enterprises.
Chen Liangzi, director of Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau, thanked KPMG for its long-term contribution to the construction of Haikou Free Trade Port, and hoped to continue to strengthen cooperation with KPMG in the future. Chen Liangzi said that now Haikou's window to the world has opened, the best opportunity for enterprise development has arrived, Haikou city will insist on attracting the best investment with the best resources, and providing the best resources to the best enterprises. Chen Liangzi has demonstrated a real, three-dimensional, open, diverse Haikou for the delegates from its basic situation, the introduction of Haikou International Investment Promotion Bureau and policy advantages, etc. And he sincerely invites companies to seize the important strategic opportunities of the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port, take advantage of reform and opening up in the new era and write the era chapter of Haikou reform and development.
Zhang Lanlan, managing partner of KPMG Hainan Branch, said that KPMG Hainan and Haikou are important strategic partners, and KPMG Hainan is very happy to build a communication platform for Haikou municipal government and enterprises and make contributions to the free trade port. Zhang Lanlan said that with the continuous acceleration of Hainan Free Trade Port construction, Haikou's competitive advantage and attraction will be increasingly stronger, enterprises landed in Haikou will enjoy the bonus of the free trade port policy at an amazing speed, and enter into the fast lane of the high-speed growth. Zhang Lanlan also introduced four key parks in Haikou to the delegates, and shared the design of Hainan's current tax system and analyzed the development opportunities of Hainan Free Trade Port.
During the promotion session of the symposium, representatives of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone, Haikou National High-tech Zone and Haikou Jiangdong New Area respectively introduced the industrial layout planning, key investment directions and preferential policies of each park, and warmly invited all participating enterprises to visit Haikou for field study.
In the process of free exchanges, leaders of all units and representatives of participating enterprises exchanged views on the interpretation of construction plan of Hainan Free Trade Port, expressed the intention of cooperation between the two sides in the construction of Free Trade Port, and jointly carried out in-depth exchanges and discussions on how to contribute to the future development of Hainan Free Trade Port.
36 well-known enterprises at home and abroad in the fields of financial investment, Internet, IT, medical care and agriculture participated in the event, including Exxon Mobil, Bayer, Air Liquide, Siemens Energy, Cardinal Health, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Fresenius AG, Jardine Matheson, Auchan, CTTQ, Porsche China, HSBC, Vanguard, LV.MH