Locals pitch in to make forum a success

Locals pitch in to make forum a success

With the 2013 Fortune Global Forum under way in Chengdu, locals are overcome with excitement over the arrival of business elites and political leaders from around the world.

Experts: Continued innovation crucial

To maintain its role as a major economic center in western China, Chengdu will need to further deepen its high-tech industrial development, said economists and experts on Thursday during the 2013 Fortune Global Forum.

Ecolab CEO: Alluring market and business environment

Douglas Baker Jr, Ecolab's chairman and CEO, has a "quite favorable" first impression of Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province.

Volvo: New plant shows confidence in Chengdu

Despite growing competition in the automotive market, Volvo is confident about its development in China, said Lars Danielson, senior vice-president for China operations, in an exclusive interview with China Daily.

CEO aims to break foreign monopoly on medical tech

Zou Xueming, chairman of AllTech Medical Systems, is a household name to many people in Chengdu as well as those in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance worldwide.

Mayor: Balanced growth for maturing Chengdu

Chengdu has an "initial value, industrial and supply chain" for Fortune Global 500 and other leading international firms, Mayor Ge Honglin said on the opening day of the Fortune Global Forum on Thursday.