WAIPA Present in Nanning, China, in a GIZ Sponsored InitiativeOther News, 25/11/2011
This was the first participation of WAIPA in a german funded initiative for regional cooperation in South-East Asia. The Workshop, entitled "Investment Promotion: International Experience & Best Practices" was opened by GIZ Deputy Country Director Jürgen Steiger. Mrs. Zhang Yingxin, WAIPA Director for East And South-East Asia and Deputy Director of CIPA MOFCOM presented a case in investment promotion coming from China's Jiang Su Province. Mrs. Zhang's presentation highlighted the importance of carefully considering suply chain aspects in an investment promotion strategy. WAIPA Executive Director, Mr Carlos Bronzatto reviewed - in a structured way - the four core functions typically identified in an IPA's work and pointed out how these functions are often distributed within different IPAs' organizational structures! . Besides the presence of China Investment Promotion Agency, officers involved in FDI promotion from such South-East Asian nations such as Viet Nam, the Philipines and Laos were also present in the event.