2022 Chengdu RCEP Regional Economic and Trade Cooperation Roundtable will be held in Chengdu
2022-01-06 14:25:37Source: China News Network
China News Service, Chengdu, January 6 (Shan Peng) The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) (hereinafter referred to as RCEP) has officially entered into force, which means that the world‘s largest free trade zone so far has officially set sail. On the 6th, the 2022 Chengdu·RCEP Regional Economic and Trade Cooperation Roundtable with the theme of “promoting regional prosperity and development and expanding cooperation and win-win space” was held in Chengdu.
It is reported that the conference is under the guidance of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, and is co-hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (China Chamber of International Commerce) Training Center and the Chengdu Council for the Promotion of International Trade (Chengdu Expo Bureau). At the meeting, Chinese and foreign guests exchanged and discussed the topics of “Implementing the RCEP Agreement and Promoting Regional Economic and Trade Cooperation” and “Integrating High-quality Resources from Various Countries and Reconstructing the Value Chain of Regional Industrial Chains”.
Ke Liangdong, vice chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, stated in his speech that the RCEP officially took effect, fulfilling the common aspirations of all member states in the Asia-Pacific region of “cooperation, openness, mutual benefit and win-win”; it truly reflects the establishment of a fair, open, inclusive, transparent and rule-based Regional and multilateral trading systems are the common choice of all countries. The entry into force of the agreement will further reduce trade costs, promote trade facilitation, promote the growth of trade and investment of countries in the region, further enhance the trade creation effects and political, economic, and cultural spillover effects brought about by the free trade agreement, and promote the industrial chain, supply chain and value of the Asia-Pacific region The deep integration of the chain adds new momentum to regional economic development and global economic recovery.
What tangible benefits will RCEP bring to enterprises? Just one day before the meeting, the Chengdu Council for the Promotion of International Trade issued the first place of origin under the RCEP item after the RCEP officially took effect for Chengdu Xintu New Materials Co., Ltd. to export to Thailand worth 63,554 US dollars of printing plate and printing plate developer. Certificate. Through this certificate of origin, the company can enjoy zero-tariff treatment in Thailand and directly save $6,355 in tariffs.
“With the in-depth implementation of the RCEP policy, more Chengdu enterprises will enjoy this benefit in the future.” The relevant person in charge of the Chengdu Council for the Promotion of International Trade stated that Chengdu has a good foundation for cooperation and exchanges with RCEP member states. South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand have successively established consular offices in Chengdu; at the same time, Chengdu has established sister-city and friendly cooperative city relations with 10 RCEP member cities including Sapporo, Japan, Daegu, South Korea, and Bangkok, Thailand. It is hoped that this roundtable will be used as an opportunity to further strengthen the economic and trade exchanges between Chengdu and RCEP-related countries, improve the trade and investment environment, and promote the liberalization and facilitation of trade and investment. (Finish)