On November 19, hosted by CBDEIF and co-organized by Haitong-Fortis, the 15th Anniversary Reception of CBDEIF was held in Beijing. Ms. Zou Jiayi, Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Wang Yi, Director of the Financial Department of the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Wu Hongbo, China’s Special Representative for European Affairs, Mr. Cao Zhongming, Ambassador of China to Belgium, HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, Reynders. Vice-Prime Minister, and guests from Chinese and foreign government, representatives of Haitong Fortis, the fund manager, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, the fund custodian and representatives of invested companies participated in the event.
Ms. Zou, congratulated the brilliant achievements of CBDEIF, including the fund manager and the custodian of fund. She fully affirmed the steady investment strategy, and marketized and standardized investment and management model of CBDEIF, and the positive effects that CBDEIF has made in supporting to SMEs and optimizing the industrial structure of China. Mr. Reynders expressed the hope that the duration of CBDEIF should be extended after the original expiration in 2024, and become an evergreen fund, which will transform the long-term friendship between China and Belgium into eternal friendship.