Chinese Bizmen Arriving in Bacolod for Business Ventures
Executive Assistant George Zulueta revealed that about 20 leading businessmen from China are set to arrive in Bacolod City on July 31 to meet with Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and discuss possible investments here.
As chairman of the Bacolod Investment Board, Mayor Leonardia will host a lunch for them, and visit some sites in Bacolod for possible investment.
The Chinese bizmen will join when they call the Mayor by the Bacolod Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host their dinner.
According to Zulueta, these potential investors are coming to look at prospective business investments in the city such as tourism development projects like the proposed Sum-ag River project, organic farm in Alangilan, or economic zones since the city has an 8-hectare property at the Reclamation Area.
The City also plans to show these investors the Shopping Area in case they want to help put up the Bacolod Chinatown Center, he said.
A sisterhood pact is being planned with coming guests, initiate a sister-city relationship and exchange of trade missions with the group.
Reportedly, the arriving Chinese delegation will include the officers and directors of the Shantou City Overseas Chinese Youth Federation especially their president, vice president and secretary general.
Also arriving are the general managers of Guandong Linhao IT Incorporated, Yijia Plastic Products Inc, Phil UBT Trading, Shantou City Xiongxing Hotel and Restaurant and Equipment Inc., Guandong Huanuo Import Export Trading Inc., Guangdong Heda Travel Agency Inc., and chairmen of New Youhao International Trading Corporation, and Xinyang International Transport/Logistics Inc., he added.
Earlier, Local Government Undersecretary Jesus Hinlo, said the visit of these potential investors is the result of the provincial tourism summit held in Bacolod City on May 14 that was attended by Chinese businessman Kevin Lim.
Hinlo said it is Lim who is bringing the delegation of potential investors to Negros Occidental and Bacolod. *(EBColmo)