The mainland will continue to share opportunities and achievements with Taiwan, further cross-Straits economic and cultural cooperation, enabling more Taiwan enterprises to obtain benefits, a spokesperson said Wednesday.
Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, made the remarks when asked about the upcoming 2018 Cross-Straits Entrepreneurs Summit at a press conference.
The summit, since its inception in 2013, has served as one of the most significant non-governmental platforms for cross-Straits business cooperation and exchanges, he said, praising its positive role in boosting cross-Straits industrial integration and the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations.
Taiwan businesses have made tremendous contributions to the mainland's social and economic development while sustaining their own growth, he said, adding that the mainland has increasingly become a magnet for Taiwan compatriots to invest and live over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up.
The summit, scheduled to be held on Dec 3 to 5, expects to gather 1,100 guests from the mainland and Taiwan, which include execs, business organization leaders as well as some representatives from SMEs and startups, according to Ma.
The Chinese Embassy in Myanmar arranged a visit by a delegation of 19 Burmese-Chinese teenagers to Xiamen, Fujian province, from Nov 10 to 12.
A delegation of 30 people from Hong Kong Social and Welfare Support Workers Union visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Nov 2 to 4.