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Chairman Wang Zhongwei Met with Jeremy Rifkin

Date: 2016-03-30
COSC Chairman Wang Zhongwei met with Jeremy Rifkin, President of the Foundation on Economic Trends and author of the Third Industrial Revolution on 28 March 2016.

Wang welcomed Rifkin to COSC and spoke highly of his book on the new round of economic transformation worldwide. He said as China’s economy enters the new normal, the Chinese government is working to develop a new economy, foster new economic drivers and upgrade traditional economic drivers. He expressed the hope that the two sides will strengthen cooperation to understand the ongoing transformation in the world and achieve sustainable development. Rifkin introduced his new book and the Digital Europe strategy he is working on with the EU. He also hoped to enhance cooperation with COSC and seek synergy with China’s “Internet Plus” action plan, so as to promote global industrial revolution and economic development.

Counsellor Liu Yanhua, Director General Sun Weijia of the Department of International Exchanges and Cooperation and Wu Changhua, Greater China Director of the Climate Group, were present at the meeting.