Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the first Qingdao Multinationals Summit on October 19. He said, "The door of China's opening up will only open wider and wider, the business environment will only get better and better, and the opportunities for global multinational companies will only be more and more." President Xi's congratulatory letter drew a strong response at the Summit, with guests at home and abroad expressing their determination to seize greater development opportunities, create mutual benefit and enjoy a better future.
Commerce Minister Shan Zhong said at the Summit that China would also continue to improve market access. The country supported economic globalization and would safeguard the multilateral trade system. He said, adding that it was willing to work with governments and multinational corporations to promote economic globalization.
Volkmar Dunner, chairman of Robert Bosch GmbH said, "China is an attractive market to invest in and Weichai is a very important partner for Bosch in the heavy commercial vehicle engine market. In the future we will be more closely cooperated in the field of new technologies and new energy.”
Mr. Kuniharu Nakamura said that China has always been promoting free trade. In recent years, China has been committed to implementing flexible policy and opening-up the market. As the world's second largest economy, China has also made great effort to improve its business environment by setting up regulations and promoting intellectual property protection and Sumitomo Corporation appreciates China’s effort.
Alain Crozier pointed out on his speech, "China has become a significant force of innovation so Microsoft hopes to achieve mutually beneficial cooperation with the Chinese government and enterprises on more projects. This Summit is a fantastic platform for all of us to meet, to learn and to explore opportunities together, and together transform China’s economy and transform the world. "