On September 18, Mayor Park Won Soon met with Chinese Ambassador Qiu Guohong and business leaders of Chinese businesses in Seoul, which are active in various sectors, including finance, trade, tourism, transportation, shipping, and steel. The meeting took place at Shilla Hotel, and the participants discussed various methods of cooperation, including boosting investment.
The meeting was co-hosted by the Chinese Embassy and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), which invited Mayor Park. Prior to this meeting, Mayor Park and Ambassador Qiu had met twice, in March and July of 2014, and agreed to discuss cooperation and mutual development.
The meeting began with an introductory presentation about investment conditions and major businesses in Seoul, and continued with presentations prepared by CCPIT concerning finance and investment, trade, tourism, transportation, shipping, steel, and labor service.