On 2 July, Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum met with King Cheung, Chairman of the Board of Cedar Holdings.
King Cheung(left) and Professor Klaus Schwab(right)
Professor Schwab expressed how he has been impressed by the growth of Cedar Holdings in the past several years. Cedar Holdings, in his words, has become a leader of commodities enterprise in China, and a part of globalization. He hoped that the company will continue to actively participate in international business and trade as well as more cooperation with the WEF.
King Cheung appreciated Professor Schwab's concern and support for Cedar's growth. He added that Cedar is further focusing on its core businesses, facilitating the plan of building a global commodities industrial chain, and playing an active part in international commodities competition & cooperation. The WEF is one of the best platforms for companies to participate in international exchange. Cedar expects to maintain close relationship with it.
On the night of 2 July, Cedar Holdings organized Guangzhou Night during the Summer Davos 2019 for the second consecutive year. Centred on the theme of “Old City, New Vitality”, this event incorporated traditional Cantonese culture such as Cantonese Opera, arcade buildings, and paper sculpture, with modern elements including smart robotic arm and hip-hop dance. The event show the world how dynamic Guangzhou is, via hi-tech and a variety of artistic creation techniques. It was presented as a metropolis featuring the mixture of tradition and innovation, classics and fashion.
Professor Schwab attended Guangzhou Night and addressed the event. He said he was grateful to Guangzhou for its support to the WEF. Guangzhou, from his perspective, is innovative, forward-looking, vibrant, rich in opportunity and promising.
Since 2015 when the event made its debut in Summer Davos, Guangzhou Night has become another window to Guangzhou's new image for the outside world. By riding on the wave of Greater Bay Area development, Guangzhou is deepening reforms of critical areas and key stages of economy. At the same time, it is rolling out various measures to improve business environment. The thousand-year-old trade centre constantly brims with new vim, breeding numbers of recognized companies. Cedar Holdings, the organizer of Guangzhou Night 2019, is one of the homegrown private enterprises listed on Fortune Global 500.
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