Joint investment between China and Europe opens up markets.
Sitting on the south bank of the Jialingjiang River, the ancient buildings of Hongyadong — famous for its resemblance to the bathhouse in the Oscar-winning animation Spirited Away — are a mustsee landmark in Chongqing.
ndustry drove Chongqing’s economic growth, making the municipality the largest center for motorcycle production in China.
Th e image Chongqing displays is the message the city wants to deliver to the world — that it can become one of the growth engines of the globe’s second-largest economy during the next few decades.
In September 2011, the two governments signed an agreement to launch the Sino-Korean Industrial Park in Chongqing Liangjiang (Two Rivers) New Area
Chongqing simply reinforces that impression: Skyscrapers and bridges suggest no less prosperity than in the Big Apple.
"When I leave the apartment, I will always remember to turn off the gas," said Xu Chaohui in a serious voice.
Stoyan Atsarov from Bulgaria was delighted after signing a cooperation agreement with a business partner in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, where his company plans to build its first factory in China. The Bulgarian company will produce rose-oil candy for Chinese costumers.
Chinese and European senior officials urged further cooperation through the Sino-Euro railway on Wednesday.
Now China is building a modern version of the ancient world's renowned trade routes.
Chongqing lies at the convergence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers.