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GASME Secretary-General Led a Delegation to the Third Conference of China’s Outbound Forum

On December 2nd and 3rd, 2016, Mr. Frank Cao, Secretary-General of GASME, led a GASME delegation to attend the Third Conference of China’s Outbound Forum held at the MGM Grand in Sanya, China.

The conference is co-held by Sanya Municipal Government, Center for China and Globalization (CCG), China Association for International Economic Cooperation (CAFIEC), and Smadja and Smadja Strategic Advisory. GASME is the special supporting organization of this forum, which is themed as “China’s Overseas Drive: Accelerating Momentum, Shifting Focus”.

Distinguished guests to this forum included: Mr. Long Yongtu, CCG Chairman, Former Vice Minister of Commerce and Former Secretary General of Boao Forum for Asia, Mr. He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Liu Yanhua, Former Vice Minister of Science and Technology and Counselor of the State Council, Mr. Yan Zhaojun, Secretary of Sanya Municipal Party Committee, Ms. Xu Zhenling, Vice Mayor of Sanya, Mr. Xie Boyang, Former Vice President of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and Counselor of the State Council, Mr. Wang Huiyao, CCG President and Counselor of the State Council, Mr. Smadja, President of Smadja and Smadja Strategic Advisory, Mr. He Weiwen, CCG Vice President and Former Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Chinese Consulate General in New York and San Francisco, Mr. Li Xianhua, Executive Chairman of Hainan Airlines Group, Mr. Yu Weiping, Vice President of CRRC Corporation Limited, Mr. Zhang Yaqin, President of Baidu, Mr. David Harmon, Vice President of Huawei Global Government Relations and Public Affairs, and Mr. Zhan Hongyu, President of Tata Group China.

More than 300 political officials, experts and scholars home and abroad gathered here to discuss the building of Chinese enterprises’ overseas drive and sustainability in globalization, as well as various opportunities and challenges faced by these enterprises.

During the conference, Secretary-General Frank Cao met with Mr. Yan Zhaojun, Secretary of Sanya Municipal Party Committee, Ms. Xu Zhenling, Vice Mayor of Sanya, Mr. Smadja, Former Managing Director of Davos and President of Smadja and Smadja Strategic Advisory, Mr. Wang Huiyao, CCG President and Mr. Zhang Yaqin, President of Baidu. Secretary-General Frank Cao introduced the status-quo of GASME, its coming events, and its Second 5-Year Plan to be implemented to them and received their high acknowledgement on GASME’s great achievements.


Mr. Frank Cao and Mr. Yan Zhaojun


Mr. Frank Cao and Ms. Xu Zhenling


Mr. Frank Cao and Mr. Smadja


Mr. Frank Cao and Mr. Wang Huiyao


Mr. Frank Cao and Yu Weiping


Mr. Frank Cao and Mr. Zhang Yaqin


Mr. Frank Cao and Mr. David Harmon


Mr. Frank Cao and Mr. Zhan Hongyu


Mr. Frank Cao and Ms. Zi Tan (Moderator from Xingguang Dadao)


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