Taipei, Sept. 12, 2012 (CENS)--The 2012 Cross-strait Entrepreneurs Purple Mountain Summit is to be held Sept. 18-19 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. Taiwan's ruling political party Kuomintang (KMT) honorary chairman Lian Zhan will reportedly lead a delegation of heads of Taiwan's industrial associations and leading entrepreneurs, with the Chinese group to be headed by Jia Qinglin, ranking member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the National Committee of the People's Political Consultative Conference.
This year's summit, regarded as a key cross-strait exchange platform, will focus on issues as bilateral trade & investment, financial & industrial cooperation, information exchange related to high-tech & innovative industries, etc.
Taiwan's group will consist of over 100 members from Chinese National Federation of Industries, Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association, Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce, and Council for Industrial and Commercial Development, as well as leading Taiwanese entrepreneurs as W. Y. Wang, president of Formosa Plastics Group; Cher Wang, chairwoman of HTC Corp.; Tsai Ming-kai, chairman of MediaTek Inc.; Daniel M. Tsai, chairman of Fubon Financial Holding Co.
The Chinese group will consist of over 140 members including ranking officials of China Baking Regulatory Commission, China Securities Regulatory Commission, and heads of state-run banks such as People's Bank of China, Bank of China, Bank of Communications, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, as well as entrepreneurs as Wang Tianpu, president of China Petrochemical Corp. (Sinopec Group); Zhou Jiping, president of Petro China Co.; Ren Hongbing, chairman of China National Machinery Industry Corp.
(by Judy Li)