The Qingpu District People’s Government has recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Energy Investment Corporation (CEIC) in Qingpu. Officials attending the signing ceremony included Zhao Huiqin, Chief of the CPC District Committee, Xia Kejia, Deputy Chief of the CPC District Committee and District Governor, Yu Xufeng, Standing Member of the CPC District Committee and Deputy District Governor, Ma Caiyun, Deputy District Governor, Wang Jinli, Member of the Party Group and Deputy General Manager of CEIC, Zhang Shunlin, General Manager of Shenhua Trading Group Limited, Zhao Changqing, Executive Deputy Director of the World Crafts Industry Expo Park, and Fang Fujun, Chairman of Directorate of the Hello World Museum. The both sides reached an agreement on giving full play to their own resource advantages, promoting the coordinated development of the energy industry chain, striving to achieve the innovation-driven development and the economic transformation and upgrading, and comprehensively enhancing the core competition between the both sides.
According to Zhao Huiqin, located in the heartland of the economic circle of Yangtze River Delta (YRD), Qingpu is the western gateway for Shanghai to link up with the YRD integrated development. In the past five years, the district has actively relied on its regional advantages, opened the service sector, and vigorously implemented the development strategy of “five years for catching up and five years for leaping forward”, achieving major breakthroughs in terms of economic scale, industrial structure, urban function, social governance, and strict administration for the CPC. And the district has further highlighted the “eight advantages” of the historical source, portal hub, ecological treasure land, Jiangnan culture, exhibition and convention center, nodes of sci-tech innovation, logistics headquarters and manufacturing base in the large pattern of Shanghai and the YRD integrated development. In the next five years, we will carry out the overall leap-forward development, take the construction of “Gate of Shanghai” as the urban goal, and center on the goal connotations of the door of openness, the door of innovation, the door of services and the door of culture to build the bridgehead of global procurement for China, the main position of regional collaborative innovation, the front door of outward services of Shanghai and the demonstration area of Jiangnan cultural development.
The establishment of strategic cooperation between CEIC and the district will certainly play an important role in promoting the business expansion and the further integration of energy industry, and will inject powerful vigor into the district’s economic development. We will adhere to the service concept of pursuing excellence, actively provide the services with highest quality for the development of CEIC in the district, and will create the best environment.
According to Wang Jinli, upon the approval of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, CEIC is an ultra-large comprehensive energy enterprise established on November 28, 2017 by the merger and reorganization of China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group, with the assets exceeding RMB1.8 trillion. CEIC will set up CEIC E-Commerce Co., Ltd. (CEIC E-Commerce) in the district to act as the carrier of trading platform for such energies as the coal of CEIC and chemical products. Based on the superior industry chain of CEIC, CEIC E-Commerce is committed to building a new platform of energy trading, renewing the model of energy trading, and promoting the construction of the modern energy trading market system. In the future, CEIC E-Commerce will actively attract more social resources for integration and development, and will apply itself to turn into an outstanding society-oriented third-party platform. After CEIC E-Commerce is put into operation, CEIC will locate its core departments such as purchasing center and sales company in the district in succession. Trying the best to create and build the key industrial clusters in Shanghai and the YRD region, CEIC aims to achieve the comprehensive industrial connection and to serve the energy industries in East China and even across the country.