China's Tianjin Municipality, Hong Kong ink 19 cooperation projects worth 2.2 bln USD

Published date22 February 2023
Publication titleXinhua Finance Agency

HONG KONG, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- China's Hong Kong and the port city of Tianjin in northern China signed 19 cooperation projects with a value of more than 15 billion yuan (about 2.

2 billion U.S.

dollars) at the Tianjin (Hong Kong) Investment Environment Conference held here on Monday.The conference, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center with 300 people attending, aims to promote trade and investment cooperation between Tianjin and Hong Kong to a new level.

The inked projects covered the fields of smart manufacturing, biomedicine and infrastructure.John Lee, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said in a video address that there are many common development opportunities between Hong Kong and Tianjin, especially in financial innovation, professional services and innovative technology.

He said Tianjin and Hong Kong could draw on each other's strengths and develop more solid and broader cooperation.Zhu Peng, vice mayor of Tianjin, said as international port cities and important transport nodes on the...

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