on may 20-21, the two-day "los angeles-guangzhou-auckland economic alliance" 2019 summit was held in auckland. the main topic of this summit was the cooperation of the three cities in the fields of economy, trade and innovation. delegates discussed the topics of industrial innovation, data sharing and entrepreneurship support.
zhang shuofu, secretary of the cpc guangzhou municipal committee, phil goff, mayor of auckland and jeffrey grayer, deputy mayor of los angeles attended the meeting.
icap was invited to attend the summit.
during the meeting, the three cities signed a memorandum of emergency cooperation.
zhang shuofu, secretary of the cpc guangzhou municipal party committee, said that he welcomed the participants of the tripartite economic alliance to take the opportunity of international cooperation of "the belt and road" and further explore the opportunities for in-depth cooperation in guangdong-hong kong-macao greater bay area, working together to create new highlights in international cooperation.
phil goff, mayor of auckland, said that the tripartite economic alliance has become an important platform for information exchange and investment opportunities, strengthening economic and trade relations among auckland, china and the united states, and providing auckland with tremendous business, employment and economic growth opportunities. in addition to deepening economic and trade cooperation, the exchanges of experience among the three cities in the fields of climate change and innovation also has been developed.
jeffrey grayer, deputy mayor of los angeles, said that since the tripartite economic alliance forged, the three cities have set a new high in economic cooperation, investment and tourism, which has benefited los angeles a lot.
content source: guangzhou foreign affairs