On the morning of Sept. 8, Zou Zhiwu, deputy director general of the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC), led a delegation to Wujiang District to conduct an investigation on the construction of the demonstration zone for the eco-friendly and integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region. Wu Haiping, commissioner of Nanjing Customs, Yang Zhiping, vice mayor of Suzhou, and Li Ming, secretary of the CPC Wujiang District Committee, participated in the investigation.
Zou Zhiwu and his entourage paid a visit to FOHO High-tech Zone. In the demonstration zone planning exhibition hall, they watched a promotional video for the pioneering area of the demonstration zone and were briefed on the progress Wujiang has made in the construction of the demonstration zone. They also learned in detail about the specific measures taken by FOHO High-tech Zone to strengthen ecological environmental governance, promote transportation integration and foster industries with local features.
The delegation had a bird’s eye view of the conjunction area of West Shanghai’s Qingpu District, South Suzhou’s Wujiang District in Jiangsu Province and Northeast Jiaxing’s Jiashan County in Zhejiang Province. The members asked in detail about the development of Wujiang Comprehensive Bonded Zone and the efforts Wujiang Customs has made to facilitate the construction of the demonstration zone. It is reported that since the beginning of this year, Wujiang Customs has adopted many innovative measures. It has cooperated with Qingpu Customs and Jiashan Customs to exercise statistic analysis and early warning monitoring for import and export trade and to strengthen bio-security monitoring in the demonstration zone.
Zou Zhiwu praised the achievements Wujiang has made in its integration into the demonstration zone, noting that the district is facing an unprecedented opportunity brought by the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta and it will surely enjoy a bright prospect of development.
District leaders Zhang Binggao and Chen Jianzhong participated in the investigation.