Hengqin received the Best Investment Value Award on Jan. 8 in Beijing during the awards ceremony of the 6th China Investors' Conference, Zhuhai Daily reported.
The conference is an important meeting in China's investment sector. Bringing together around 500 guests – including government officials, renowned economists and senior management staff from investment companies – the conference integrates themed speeches, forum discussion, road shows and an awards ceremony.
The Hengqin New Area is sparing no efforts to build an international, legalized and convenient business environment in order to make itself a demonstration area for the in-depth cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao and an important hub in the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, said Yan Wu, vice director of the Managing Committee of the Hengqin New Area.
Many enterprises have settled down in Hengqin; Hengqin also provides preferential policies to these enterprises, Yan added.
Hengqin is now taking advantages of its close relationship with Macao and Portuguese-speaking countries to speed up its opening up and build a platform for trade and cooperation among China, Latin-American countries and Caribbean states.
So far, 63 enterprises from the list of the top 500 global companies have settled down or have an intention to settle down in Hengqin; Hengqin has also attracted 98 projects from top 500 companies in China, 82 of them worth of over 320 billion yuan.