On the morning of October 18th, Guo Shuqing, Deputy Party Secretary of CPC Shandong Provincial Committee and Governor of Shandong Province, met with Asa Hutchinson, Governor of Arkansas, US and his parties in Jinan.
Guo Shuqing extended his warm welcome to the visiting guests and briefed the situation of Shandong’s economic and social development. The bilateral economic exchange and two-way investment have seen a good momentum and remarkable achievements have been made in many fields by the two sides, said Guo Shuqing. At present, Shandong is striving to integrate into the “Belt and Road” Initiative, and greatly encouraging enterprises to “Go Out” to explore the international market. The advanced business environment will be created in Shandong to welcome more American enterprises to invest and develop and realize win-win cooperation.
Asa Hutchinson introduced the key fields of foreign exchange and cooperation of Arkansas and expressed his wish for more pragmatic cooperation with Shandong in agriculture, textile and garment, tourism, etc.
Wang Hua, Secretary-General of Shandong Provincial Government, and Shi Guangliang, Deputy Director-General of Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, attended the meeting.