5th Chushang Conference to open in Wuhan next week

The 5th ChushangConferenceis slated for Oct. 21-22, in Wuhan, capital city of central Chinas Hubei Province, local government announced on Oct. 9.

This year's conference will highlightrepresentatives of well-known Hubei businessmenfrom home and abroad and the chambers of commerce in the province. It will also invite some heads of the world's top 500 enterprises, China's top 500 enterprises, and China's top 500 private enterprises to attend.

Lettersof appointment will be issued for the economic consultantsof Hubei Provinceat the opening ceremony. Fourspecific sessionsand several parallel sessions will be held on the same day.

A number of major projects focusing on industries such as advanced manufacturing, optoelectronic information, automobile and parts manufacturing, modern agricultural products processing, modern industry and energy, new materials, cultural tourismand modern commerce will be signed at the conference.

In 2011, the provincial party committee and provincial government of Hubei officially named Hubei businessmen as Chushang. Since 2013, the Chushang Conference has been held for fourconsecutive editions at every two years.