BEIJING – Aug 27, 2019 – The Belt and Road Green Industrial Integration Cooperation and Innovation Forum, a parallel forum of 2019 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo, concluded in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province on Saturday.
As an important part of the expo, the parallel forum, themed with “Innovate Green Industrial Integration and Share A Green Future”, mainly discussed how to combine the financial sector with green industries in Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Greater Bay Area, and enhance industrial cooperation with Belt and Road countries
Hosted by Andy Jin, the president of Asia Pacific Daily (APD), the forum consisted of three parts – the opening speech, the keynote speech, and the Round Table Dialogue.
At the opening speech, Jhala Nath Khanal, former prime minister of Nepal, stressed the importance of green energy development and environment protection.
And Chen Guowei, the special envoy of Malaysia President, called for more concerted efforts to innovate the financial sector by reforming the green industry. He also expressed Malaysia’s willingness to cooperate with China in this regard.
Followed by the opening speech, government officials and business people offered suggestions on developing the green industry.
Liang Jianguo, chief economist of Guangdong Provincial Financial Supervision Administration, stressed the urgency of promoting the green and financial product integration in the Greater Bay Area because it places priority on protecting and realizing sustainable development.
Zhao Xin, the world’s technology and energy winner and chairman of Yick Xin Technology Development Ltd. Co., said that the graphene film technology of his company has matured and is ready for mass production. He is convinced that the application of the graphene nanomaterials will spur the development of green industry.
At the Round Table Dialogue, Dr. Cui Xianhong, the founder of China Growth Capital, said the green industry is very forward-looking. Though the investment cycle is long,
the returns are huge. He also stressed the technology and the capital should be used to the point when developing the green industry.
Dr. Qi Pengfei, the CEO of Zhongshan Ruike New Energy Co., Ltd, introduced the green product of his company.
“The product we’re developing should be included in the solar or clean energy sector, which is different from the traditional ones. We coated a semiconductor film on the glass that can be used to generate electricity, so our product is quite promising,” he said, adding that “it would generate power without radiation at least for 50 years.”
It is also worth mentioning that as the agent of Reiko New Energy Company in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Trinity Green Energy Company is the city’s first one-stop service platform on the design and construction of solar photovoltaic power generation system, according to Zhong.
Shen Kun, the president of Asiantime International Construction Co., Ltd, also introduced his company. It has provided the design and construction service for more than 300 high-end hotels worldwide from more than 50 international hotel brands.
He then presented his idea on the threshold and norms of developing the green industry and stressed the planning should come first when developing the new industry.
The forum was sponsored by the Organizing Committee of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Exposition in Guangdong Province and hosted by the APD.