It was a great pleasure to be hosted by the local government of Shuangliu and discuss potential trade and cultural exchanges between Shuangliu and Melbourne.
International Gateway Hub
Chengdu is ideally situated in the centre of China and has a long history of over 2,300 years rich in culture and traditions. Over 40 universities are located here providing a rich source for innovation and research. A number of industries are a major strength here, including bio-industry, electronics and IT, green energy, and aviation.
Shiangliu is an important part of Chengdu’s central urban area and it is the biggest aviation hub in inland China. Shiangliu International Airport is ranked no. 30 in the world and 4th in China.
Chengdu and Shiangliu are developing an Aviation Oriented Industry, with major interests in having aviation based international trade, airport based international business centre, a ‘hub’ oriented aviation service, and the development of an international airport business district.