(DALIANNEWS)- A project matchmaking meeting was held in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, February 5, 2017.
The meeting attracted nearly 300 overseas Chinese businessmen from 27 countries and regions, domestic companies' representatives and related officials.
During the meeting, a total of 12 projects reached investment cooperation intention with a contract amount of more than two billion yuan.
"The overseas Chinese businessmen provided more than one hundred projects on the spot, realizing the matchmaking with city's industrial parks and development zone.", said a principal with the city's foreign and overseas Chinese affairs office.
According to the incomplete statistics, the city's overseas Chinese investment accounts for over 50 percent of the total foreign investment. The directly used foreign investment in Dalian hit 3.002 billion US dollars in 2016, accounting for 60 percent of the total volume in Liaoning Province. In 2016, the city of Dalian has incresed 17 new world top 500 enterprises and top 100 industry enterprises, and also increased contractual foreign investment of 5.17 billion US dollars, up 105.2 percent than that of the previous year.