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On December 25, Consul General of South Korea in Shanghai visited Wuxi. Acting Mayor of Wuxi Huang Qin met the delegation, and the two sides conducted in-depth discussions on expanding friendly exchanges and cooperation in various fields.
Huang Qin expressed warm welcome to the arrival of the group led by the consul general. He said that in recent years, through deeply implementing innovation-driven core strategy and leading strategy of thriving the city with industries, Wuxi's GDP has reached a trillion yuan step, and economic and social development has made great progress. In the process of expanding its opening up to the outside world, Wuxi firmly grasped the valuable opportunity for the consolidation of the strategic partnership between China and South Korea and continued to deepen exchanges and cooperation with all walks of life in South Korea. Especially in terms of economic and trade cooperation, South Korea has become the second largest trade contact country of Wuxi. More than 500 Korean-owned enterprises such as SK Group, Samsung SDI and LG Chemical have settled down in Wuxi, making Wuxi an important “Korean-funded plate” in the Yangtze River Delta and even the whole country. At present, Wuxi is accelerating the construction of an independent and controllable modern industrial system and an open and efficient industrial science and technology innovation system in accordance with the requirements of the benchmarks, demonstrations and front runners of high-quality development in Jiangsu. South Korea is the country with the largest number of sister cities with Wuxi. The friendship between the two countries is close and there are frequent exchanges. It was hoped that Consul General can continue to pay attention to Wuxi and support Wuxi on the basis of good cooperation in the past, and jointly build Wuxi into a strategic cooperation benchmarking demonstration area between China and South Korea, thus better promoting mutual benefit and win-win situation.