First SME Cluster Symposium in Anhui

China Develops Industry Clusters

In cooperation with the German development agency GTZ, the Anhui Provincial Economic Commission carried out the First International Symposium on Industry Clusters from August 8 through 10, 2007. The event was opened by Vice-Governor Huang Haisong and GTZ Program Executive Dr. Juergen Steiger.

Around 240 Chinese cluster specialists discussed cluster theories, development strategies, sucessful examples, and cluster management with the German experts Godehard Neumann, Bernd Hackler and Helmut Schönleber. The Wuhu Automotive Cluster, home of China’s leading car exporter Chery, was explored as a model candidate for cluster formation in the country.

President of the Anhui People's Congress, Zhu Xianfa, and Meng Xunzhi
President of the Anhui People’s Congress, Zhu Xianfa, and Meng Xunzhi
More than 200 officials attended the symposium.
More than 200 officials attended the symposium.