Ontario stars at high-level overseas forum
The investment opportunity in Ontario, Canada, was center stage during the 2ndChina Overseas Investment New Year Forum held from January 15 to 16 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Song Yijun, the counselor of the Ontario office of the Canadian embassy, was in attendance and spoke on trans-national operations, investment and financing as it pertains to Ontario.
Organized by the Investment Association of China and China International Cultural Communication Center, this year’s forum focused on China’s overseas investment strategies such as the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
In his speech Song played up Ontario as the financial and manufacturing center of Canada and an important trade partner of China.
By presenting successful investment cases from China to Ontario, where 64 percent of Canada’s total foreign companies are based, Song said China and Ontario have a huge potential for cooperation opportunities in different industries such as mining, agriculture and information technology.