Helping enterprises and light industry to seize new opportunities of RCEP
In order to implement the important deployment of the State Council on "increasing training efforts related to the implementation of the agreement", the Ministry of Commerce held the second online special training on the "Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement" (RCEP) on March 22-23. The training focused on the impact of RCEP on the industry, helping local governments and enterprises to familiarize themselves with the content and rules of the agreement, improve their management level and policy utilization ability, and enhance their ability to participate in international cooperation and competition.
The China National Light Industry Federation attached great importance to this special training, and President Zhang Chonghe personally instructed and requested to do a good job in the corresponding organization. In order to implement President Zhang's instructions and promote more member companies to understand RCEP, the China National Light Industry Federation actively took the lead in organizing 30 national industry associations, 4 local industry associations, Haier Group, More than 520 people including heads of 37 member companies including Kweichow Moutai and Yanjing Beer participated in the online special training.
During the training, Yu Benlin, Director of the International Department of the Ministry of Commerce, gave a comprehensive explanation on the overall situation of RCEP and how enterprises can effectively seize the opportunity. Yu Benlin pointed out that enterprises should seize the opportunities brought by the agreement and properly cope with the challenges. It is necessary to fully understand the impact of trade in goods on industrial development, make good use of the rules of origin accumulation, and deeply participate in the dynamic adjustment of the industrial chain and supply chain; it is necessary to seize the new opportunities brought about by the RCEP service industry and investment opening, improve the management level and agreement utilization ability, and enhance participation The ability of international cooperation and competition; it is necessary to dig deep into favorable policies, make full use of various dividends, and maximize the effectiveness of RCEP.
Guo Yongxin, Executive Secretary-General of China National Light Industry Federation, attended the lecture at the main venue of the Ministry of Commerce. He introduced the opportunities and challenges brought by the RCEP agreement to the light industry, and put forward some countermeasures. He pointed out that the full implementation of RCEP will promote the foreign trade and industry development of light industry. But at the same time, RCEP will also bring two major challenges to the light industry. One is the transfer of low-end and labor-intensive industries in the domestic value chain to the outside world; more intense competition. Guo Yongxin gave five suggestions on how to deal with challenges in the light industry: first, to deploy industries in the whole region; second, to use international standards as a passport to expand exports; third, to do a good job in dealing with trade frictions; fourth, to increase brand recognition and enhance brand value; The fifth is to strengthen technological innovation and increase the value of the industrial chain.
Source: China National Light Industry Federation