- About Wuxi
On September 3, Wuxi in Jiangsu, Phnom Penh in Cambodia and Sihanoukville in Cambodia jointly held a video conference of “Helping High-quality Development of Cambodia Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) and Building a New Model of ‘Double Circulation’ at The Post-pandemic Period” to discuss about cooperation plans and sound strategies for development. Fei Shaoyun, Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Huang Xiqiang, first class inspector of the Foreign Affairs Office of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Wu Guoquan, Commercial Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia, and Zhou Changqing, Vice Mayor of Wuxi, attended the conference.
At the beginning of 2020, the outbreak of COVID-19 in the world didn’t effect the economy of SSEZ. The economy in SSEZ ascended in opposite trend. From January to July, the total import and export volume of SSEZ was 820 million US dollars, increasing by 29.13% than that in the same period in 2019. At present, SSEZ has introduced 165 enterprises (institutions) from China, Europe, America, Southeast Asia and other countries and regions, providing nearly 30,000 jobs.
According to Chen Jiangang, Vice President of Hodo Group and Chairman of SSEZ Company of Hodo Group, all achievements cannot be separated from the strong support of all governments and enterprises. As a result of continuing pandemic prevention and control, SSEZ will speed up the "evolution", promote industrialization, internationalization and capitalization of the industrial park, and strengthen integration of industry and city, integration of industry and education and integration of corporate development and social responsibility, so as to strive to build SSEZ into a win-win project of “Belt and Road”.