Open Innovation and win-win Cooperation-- Voice from the second Hongqiao International Economic Forum Series Sub-Forum
Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, November 5, by wire: opening up, innovating and cooperating for win-win results-- Voice from the second Hongqiao International Economic Forum Series Sub-Forum
Xinhua News Agency reporter
Business environment, artificial intelligence, WTO reform and free trade agreement, e-commerce-the second Hongqiao International Economic Forum series sub-forum will be held on the afternoon of the 5th. During the exchange and discussion, guests from different countries and regions reached a consensus and agreed that openness, innovation and win-win cooperation are the general trend of world economic development. He spoke highly of the positive signal of opening wider to the outside world delivered by President Xi Jinping in the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the second Expo.
Create a good business environment and revitalize international investment
"the primary indicators of the business environment are predictability, transparency and credibility." Jin Liqun, president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said predictability means that policy should be moving in a better and better direction, while the rules should be clear and transparent, and they must be true to what they say and do what they do.
At the Sub-Forum on "openness, rules and Business Environment", participants praised China's efforts to create a stable, fair, transparent and open business environment and to promote economic restructuring and upgrading. And actively explore creative solutions on how to revitalize international investment and make suggestions and suggestions for promoting the construction of an open world economy.
Fu Gangfeng, general manager of China Ocean Shipping Group Co., Ltd., said that today's world is an open world, the world is in integration and development, and no economy can operate and exist independently and enclosed. Opening wider to the outside world requires an open spirit and rules, and it is hoped that all governments and organizations will conform to the trend of this era.
Wei Emma, chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline, said that whether multinational enterprises go to China or Chinese enterprises go out, they will encounter "reefs." some are visible and some are invisible, but as long as they cooperate earnestly, form partnerships, and listen sincerely. Will continue to move forward, to achieve a "new era, share the future."
Work together to "make good use of" artificial intelligence
"artificial intelligence brings more opportunities than threats. Human beings have always pursued faster and better technologies, resulting in continuous progress and the creation of more new skills. " Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Avinyan believes that leapfrog technological innovation can become an equal "propellant".
At the sub-forum of "artificial Intelligence and Innovation and Development", the participants discussed the opportunities and challenges brought about by new technologies and new industries from the aspects of concept, technology and policy supervision. They believe that countries should work together to strengthen the connectivity and sharing of infrastructure in the digital age, "make good use of" artificial intelligence, and better enhance human life and contribute to the development of the global economy.
Avenian said that in the face of disruptive change, no country can complete this technological change on its own, it needs cooperation between countries. Not only the capital, technology, but also the network, data, talent and other aspects of the interconnection.
Li Daokui, chief economist of the BRICS New Development Bank, called for data sharing at the forum. "New technologies such as artificial intelligence and full autopilot are very good, but without new infrastructure, humans will not be able to enjoy these new technologies very well."
It is worth noting that any new technology is a double-edged sword, if misused will lead to disaster. Cyprus Parliament Speaker Siluris said there is a need for a comprehensive framework to truly ensure that artificial intelligence is ultimately used to improve the quality of life and safeguard human dignity.
Participate in WTO reform and strengthen authority
"A rules-based multilateral trading system is the cornerstone of economic globalization and free trade." Luhout, special envoy of the Indonesian president and minister of maritime integration, said that Indonesia supports the necessary reform of the WTO, and that WTO reform must support the value of the multilateral trading system and strengthen the rules of the multilateral trading system. In order to create a stable and predictable environment for international trade.
At the "WTO Reform and Free Trade Agreement" sub-forum, participants held that all kinds of new ways of trade new business type continue to emerge, and the multilateral trading system and free trade agreements ushered in a critical period of development. All countries should jointly resist unilateralism and protectionism, and only by opening up can different countries benefit each other, common prosperity and lasting development. At the same time, countries should actively participate in the necessary reforms of the WTO in order to maintain and strengthen its authority and effectiveness.
Wang Shouwen, vice minister of commerce of China, said that even if the WTO is not perfect, it still plays an important role in promoting global peaceful trade growth, economic development and employment, and free trade agreements also play an important role in regional integration. In particular, trade and investment development and exchanges among the various members have been encouraged.
Luhut said that the huge gap in interests between developed and developing countries has led to the stagnation of the WTO in resolving some vital trade issues. There is a need to ensure equitable rights equitable opportunities and fair rules for all countries in order to promote mutually beneficial balanced and inclusive development.
Perfecting the Global rules for the Development of Electronic Commerce in the Digital Age
"the development of e-commerce has a natural open gene." Liu Lian, chairman of the Bank of China, said: "Open cooperation, open innovation, and open sharing" is the most appropriate and direct summary of e-commerce. Only all parties connect with each other in an open state of mind to form economies of scale. To better release productivity.
At the sub-forum on "the Digital Age and the Innovation and Development of Electronic Commerce", the participants affirmed the great achievements in the development of e-commerce in China and believed that through exchanges and mutual learning and technical cooperation, Efforts should be made to turn the Internet, the largest variable, into the maximum increment for promoting development, and to contribute to the sustainable development of the world economy.
Alan Cha Gonzalez, executive director of the International Trade Center, said that e-commerce has revolutionized the relationship between buyers and sellers to maximize the value of both sides. In the future, the development of e-commerce needs more sound global rules.
"the good news is that China, the United States and the European Union are all working hard to make rules, including cyber security, for the future development of e-commerce." Gonzalez called on all WTO members to join in the development of global e-commerce rules for the future.
E-commerce is gradually changing the trade model, so that more small and medium-sized enterprises are looking for a new "blue sea". In Liu Lian's view, data is the cornerstone of e-commerce and has become a factor of production juxtaposed with capital, manpower and technology. In the era of big data, the analysis, use and mining of data are very important in the innovation of business model. In addition, technology is an important driving force and support of e-commerce, reducing transaction costs and creating new wealth and value.
More than 3600 government delegations, international organizations, Hong Kong and Macao delegations, local trading groups, exhibitors, purchasers and people from political and business circles attended the series of sub-forums. (reporters Wang Youling, Jiang Lin, Yu Wenjing, Liu Hui, Zhou Rui, Yang Jinzhi, Zhou Lin, Yao Yujie)