CICC Shenzhen New Office Opening, December 3rd 2021

23 November 2021

Dear Members and Friends, 

The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is glad to inform you that on December 3rd, 2021 we will hold the Opening Ceremony of the new CICC office in Shenzhen. The ceremony will be open upon invitation. With this new venue, the CICC officially opens its second office, after the Guangzhou main office, in the Guangdong Province.


Why Shenzhen? 

Placed at the center of the Special Economic Zone, Shenzhen is among the most dynamic and economically-developed cities in China. In 2020, Shenzhen GDP surpassed 2.7 trillion RMB gaining a spot in the top-5 cities ranking in Asia for size of the economy. 

Shenzhen is the epicenter of technology innovations in China and the central pole of the GBA, as well as a hub for technology, international trade, and finance; it is the home to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, one of the largest stock exchanges in the world by market capitalization and the Guangdong Free-Trade Zone. Shenzhen ranked as having the 8th most competitive and largest financial center in the world in the Global Financial Centre Index.

Its nominal GDP has surpassed neighboring cities of Guangzhou and Hong Kong and is now among the top ten cities with the largest economies in the world. Due to the city being a leading global technology hub, Shenzhen has been dubbed by media China's Silicon Valley.


The office

The new CICC office is placed in a space of about 300 m2 which will be called "中意 创新 创意 中心 China-Italy Innovation and Creativity Center" which aims to promote Italian excellence as well as to create and share business cases and best practices through the organization of webinars and seminars; to create and develop business opportunities; and ultimately to become a place where CICC members will be able to exhibit and promote their products and services.

The purpose of the office is also to strengthen friendly exchanges in the territory between the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the institutions and the partners of the Italian System such as the Consulate General, ENIT and ITA-Italian Trade Agency, and the Chinese counterparts in the territory that will be able to increase our synergies; to improve exchanges and cooperation between the two sides; and to give full play to the advantages of Italian entities and the industrial setting of Shenzhen and the GBA, promoting the interaction and coordinated development of regional advantages and attracting Italian companies to grow their commercial interests in the area.




The Partner

Shenzhen Centralcon Properties and Investment Co., Ltd 深圳市中洲商置投资有限公司 is a Read Estate developer with strong ties with the Shenzhen government, that has diversified its business in the construction of industrial parks and company incubators with a vision of the future especially in the fields of artistic technology, design.


"With the opening of this new office in Shenzhen – the second in Southern China and the seventh in the country – the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce continues to pursue its strategy aimed at strengthening its presence in the territories, confirming the attention that has towards its companies and local partners in order to always improve services and support for businesses. Southern China is an important and growing region, which remains at the centre of the national economic policy of the P.R.C. and represents one of the future pillars of the GBA." (Paolo Bazzoni, CICC Chairman)



The CICC Staff

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