The 7th Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum will be held on July 12-13 in Nanning. The Forum will continuously serve as a diplomatic strategy as well as a platform that deepen and broaden the China-ASEAN cooperation.
The 7th PBGEC Forum will present three distinguishing features. First, content will be more pragmatic. This forum will focus on the hotspot of Pan-Beibu Gulf cooperation and Beibu Gulf Economic Zone, and combine fictitious economy with real one. On the one hand, Chinese state leaders, experts, and entrepreneurs will be invited to the forum. They will have a discussion aiming at the influence of the world’s last regional cooperation trends on Pan-Beibu Gulf cooperation, and bring forward the medium and long range strategy design and path of Pan-Beibu Gulf cooperation. On the other hand, pragmatic issues such as the development of the cities in Pan-Beibu Gulf region, the electronic information industry, and China-Malaysia industrial cooperation will be discussed and a consensus will be reached. Besides, the forum will have signing activities between cities and different projects.
The second one is the form of organization. With the theme of the “Economic Cooperation and Common Prosperity of Pan-Beibu Gulf”, it will set up four seminars of “PBG Think-tank Summit”, “PBG Urban Development Forum”, “PBG Forum on Electronic Information Industry Development” and “China-Malaysia Industrial Cooperation Forum” according to the hotspots of PBG cooperation. Meanwhile, in order to facilitate the cities in PBG economic zone to integrated into the PBG cooperation and make full use of the favorable resource factors of these cities, Nanning, Beihai, and Qinzhou will lead efforts to host some summits in there own cities under different themes of cooperation hotspots.
Third, the guest of this forum will be wider ranged and more typical. The guests are mainly from ASEAN regions, and partly are from Europe and America. The guests involves state leaders, ministries and commissions leaders, municipal leaders, officials, experts, and business leaders as well. Those who study on the strategy of PBG cooperation or participate in the pragmatic cooperation are also invited to the forum.