On 26 Aug. 2015, Executive Vice Chairman Lu Yaohua met with guests from the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC) headed by Chairman Uriel Lynn. The two sides talked about enhancing mutual ties, promoting investment and cooperation in hi-tech areas, helping Israeli enterprises extend to China’s local industrial parks and signing an MOU. Also among the FICC delegation are as follow:Mr. Dan Carmely,Chief Executive Officer of the Tel Aviv & Central Israel Chamber of Commerce;Mr. David Castel, President of the Haifa Chamber of Commerce;Mr. Ze'ev Lavie ,Director of International Relations Division of FICC;Mr. Eldad Hayat, Minister Deputy Chief of Mission Embassy of Israel Beijing.
Executive Vice Chairman Lu Yaohua introduced CFIE’s functions, members, main international cooperation platforms and business partners, as well as its unique advantages as a federation of China’s industrial associations. He also briefed CFIE’s efforts in helping establish the Silk Road Economic Belt. Mr. Lu said China enjoys a sound momentum for development, with broad market and robust demand in various areas, which provides huge potential and prospects for Sino-Israeli business cooperation. The two way cooperation is beneficial to making full use of each other’s advantages and resources, building multi-dimensional platforms for business integration, investment and cooperation. He suggested the two sides sign a framework agreement to guide bilateral cooperation and identify priorities.
Chairman Uriel Lynn introduced the current development and prospect of Israeli economy and technology, saying Israel has edges in water treatment, fiber-optical, nanotechnology, homeland security, telecommunications and life sciences. FICC is a member of European Union Chamber of Commerce and World Chamber Federation (WCF). It provides advisory services for the government by guiding and supporting the government in formulating policies. It also helps enterprises coming into Israel with market access, and seeking importers, local distributors, agents and representatives, as well as providing local information on companies, import, customs and standardization. Chairman Lynn believed enhancing cooperation in industrial parks is a great idea. Israeli enterprises have long located their factories in the industrial parks in the US and European countries. Due to China’s sustained growth, broad market and strong domestic demand, more and more Israeli enterprises are considering extending presence in China.
Mr. David Castel, President of the Haifa Chamber of Commerce, introduced basic information and the cooperative projects with some Chinese cities. Mr. Ze'ev Lavie , Director of FICC International Division shared his opinions on platform building, business integration, cooperation model and long-term cooperation mechanism.
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