Hualong.com-New Chongqing Client News (Reporter Tian Yunqin) On May 25, the awarding ceremony of Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base was held in Tongyuan Building, Qixinggang, Yuzhong District. Next to the ancient city wall of Tongyuan Gate in Yuzhong, Chongqing, this 5,300-square-meter base will help Chongqing’s cultural industry set sail, reach the world, and become famous abroad.
In the future, the Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base will shoulder the responsibility and mission of “going out” and “bringing in” Chongqing’s cultural industry, and insist on the joint promotion of economic development and cultural exchanges.
Provide a new engine for the “going out” of Chinese culture
According to relevant data, in 2021, my country’s foreign cultural trade volume exceeded 200 billion U.S. dollars for the first time; in 2022, the foreign cultural trade volume exceeded 220 billion U.S. dollars, a year-on-year increase of about 11%. The export value was 41.4 billion US dollars. The scale of import and export of cultural products in my country has ranked first in the world for many years. The development of foreign cultural trade is an inevitable requirement for accelerating the construction of a cultural and trade power.
In this context, Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base came into being. According to the relevant person in charge, as the only municipality directly under the central government in the western region, Chongqing is an important strategic fulcrum for the development of the western region and is at the junction of the “Belt and Road” and the Yangtze River Economic Belt. It is striving to promote the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing economic circle.
It is reported that the Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base is a key cultural project in Chongqing. It is positioned as a public service platform for Chongqing’s cultural and tourism industry. Foreign Cultural Trade Co., Ltd. operates in an enterprise mode.
Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base is located in Tongyuan Building, Qixinggang, Yuzhong District. The first phase covers an area of 5,300 square meters, mainly based on enterprise gathering, comprehensive services and project incubation.
And based on this, influence will be transmitted to the Chengdu-Chongqing economic circle, forming a large-scale foreign cultural trade cluster in the west of “one core and multiple points”, “three centers and three platforms”, and creating a national-level “Foreign Cultural Trade Base Group”.
The preferential policy to enhance the competitiveness of enterprises is very intimate
“According to the plan, we will rely on the (headquarters) base to expand the platform in the western region within five years, build no less than 5 functional platform base groups, and introduce more than 100 enterprises.” Relevant person in charge of Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base According to the introduction, the base will establish a mature foreign cultural trade channel, build a national foreign cultural trade base group with 500 enterprises related to the cultural industry chain, 10,000 employees employed, and an output value exceeding 10 billion yuan.
According to the relevant policies issued by the government, the (headquarters) base will reward enterprises settled in a certain proportion according to their economic contributions. At the same time, different support and incentive policies will be provided for enterprises in different stages of development, such as early stage, middle stage, and mature stage.
The resident enterprises have to obtain preferential rental prices while improving their competitiveness. “This is so considerate!” A representative of a resident enterprise exclaimed.
The online cross-border e-commerce mall builds a bridge to overseas consumers
The reporter learned at the awarding ceremony that the Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base has also been involved in promoting the international development of cultural tourism projects. It mainly involves copyright trading platform, overseas promotion center, brand marketing service, etc.
The (headquarters) base, together with Yuou Cross-border, a subsidiary of Chongqing Foreign Economic and Trade Group, will soon launch the “Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade Platform” cross-border electronic mall, which will stock a large number of cross-border bonded cultural commodities and high-quality local cultural products in Chongqing.
This platform will serve as a direct bridge between local cultural enterprises and overseas consumers. At the same time, more cultural products are also introduced through cross-border bonded trade for trade exchanges.
At the awarding ceremony, Chongqing Western Returned Scholars Association signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chongqing Daily Press Group, and Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade Base signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement with the National Foreign Cultural Trade Base (Shenzhen) and the World Trade Chongqing Center Association. At the same time, the Chongqing Foreign Cultural Trade (Headquarters) Base has signed contracts with the Benelux Branch of the Chongqing European and American Returned Scholars Association, Chongqing Yiquji Culture Development Co., Ltd., and Jiaokewentong (Chongqing) Education Technology Co., Ltd. and other settled enterprise representatives.
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