On December 17, Shan Xiangqian, secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, went to China Postal Express & Logistics Co., Ltd. and Beijing R&D Headquarters of LI Auto Inc. for investment promotion. Municipal officials Zhang Dong and Yao Kai attended.
China Postal Express & Logistics is mainly engaged in domestic and international express and contract logistics. By the end of 2020, the company had a registered capital of RMB 25 billion and nearly 160,000 employees. Shan Xiangqian introduced Wuhu’s accelerating the construction of Air Cargo Transportation Hub, National Port-based Logistics Hub and Express Demonstration City to the company. He said that in recent years, Wuhu has seized the historical opportunity of higher-quality integrated development in the Yangtze River Delta, given full play to the advantages of the golden waterway of the Yangtze River, actively built a regional logistics center integrating water, land and air in the Yangtze River Delta, so as to smooth the artery of regional economic integration with an intelligent and efficient modern logistics system. This year, Wuhu has deeply implemented the No.1 Project of “Investment Attraction and Talents Recruitment”, and taken multiple measures to create a relatively “preferential”, absolutely convenient, safety-oriented and equal business environment. We welcome enterprises like China Postal Express & Logistics to Wuhu for investment and cooperation, and the municipal party committee and municipal government will do their best to provide active, thoughtful and considerate services.
Ma Xiaoqun, general manager of China Postal Express & Logistics, said that Wuhu has a strong development momentum and we have laid a solid foundation for bilateral cooperation at the macro level. Next, we should focus on finding common ground of the industry, and promote substantial progress in bilateral cooperation through careful planning and in-depth connection.
Founded in 2015, LI Auto Inc. specializes in designing, developing, manufacturing and selling high-end intelligent electric vehicles, acting as a new representative of electric vehicles in China. Shan Xiangqian came to the company’s R&D headquarters in Beijing to learn more about the company’s development path, technological advantages, future plans, etc., and chose a car of LI for a test drive. He expressed the hope that on the basis of the consensus reached earlier, the two sides would speed up the setting of phased goals, specify details of cooperation, and promote LI’s participation in the development of automobile industry in Wuhu. We will provide all-factor guarantee to support LI to grow bigger and stronger in Wuhu, according to him.
The senior executives of LI highly praised Wuhu’s open-mindedness, pragmatic and efficient working style, and they were full of confidence in the future cooperation between the two sides and put forward some relevant suggestions.
Translated by Wang Mengxiao from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government