（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 骆瑞霞 王子良 端敏）2月24日，由中外新闻社总裁韦燕率希腊共和国驻华大使埃夫耶尼奥斯•卡尔佩里斯阁下及夫人，泰王国驻华大使阿塔育•习萨目阁下及夫人，斯里兰卡驻华大使帕利塔•科霍纳博士，孟加拉驻华使馆商务参赞穆罕默德•蒙苏尔•乌丁先生及夫人，牙买加驻华大使馆商务代表杜文•普拉斯先生等中外新闻社大使俱乐部使节参访厦门誉群投资集团，就新能源发电、新能源汽车后服务市场等合作展开探讨。
On February 24, led by President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yan,Ambassador of Greece to China H.E. Mr. EvgeniosKalpyris and wife, Ambassador of Thailand to China H.E. Mr. ArthayudhSrisamoot and wife, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China H.E. Dr. Palitha Kohona, Commercial Counselor of Bangladesh Embassy in China Mr. Mohammad Monsour Uddin and wife, the representative of Jamaican embassy in China, Mr. Durvan Pryce and other diplomats ofHome and Abroad News Press Ambassadors Club visited Xiamen Yuqun Investment Group to discuss cooperation on new energy power generation and the after-sales service market of green vehicles.
Xiamen Yuqun Investment Group was founded in 2011 and is located in Xiamen Wuyuanwan Business Center. The group focuses on new energy industry with extensive business lines in project incubation, equity investment, industrial services, new energy vehicles, comprehensive energy services and new energy industrial park operation and etc. The group has built several national industrial platforms covering upstream and downstream enterprises, scientific research institutes, financial capital and expert think tanks. Through resource platform construction and integration, it has formed a two-winged business model of "industry investment + industry-based services" with strategical investment in leading new energy technology enterprises with core technologies such as power battery R&D and production, wireless charging technology, smart lighting, green vehicle energy supply and new biomass power generation.
Vice President of Xiamen Youqun Investment Group Mr. QiuWeiqiang led the diplomat delegationvisit the“Green Plate New World” Park, the country's first ecological park built by Xiamen Youqun Investment Group with the theme of new energy electric vehicles. During the visit, Mr. Qiu gave a detailed introduction of the world's first EVOGO exchange station opened by Times Electric Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CATL. This exchange station attracted much attention of Sri Lankan Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona and Bangladeshi Commercial Counsellor Mr. Mohammad Monsour Uddin. They raised a number of questions about the technology outsourcing and production during the conversations. The representatives answered questions and exchanged ideas with the ambassadors and guests. Everyone learned that the new energy industry has now been widely concerned worldwide and the future export trend of products is in high demand.
Through visits, discussions and exchanges, some countries intend to strengthen cooperation and build a replicable business model through the construction and integration of "new energy electric vehicle one-stop ecological park, green vehicle battery testing, new energy power generationandafter-sales services".
At present, Xiamen has formed a new energy lithium industry chain and industry zone with battery materials and supporting units, battery manufacture, battery application as the main development body, charging, gradual utilization and energy control, etc. It has been selected as one of the first strategic emerging industry zones in China. The scale of Xiamen lithium battery and related industries will soon reach 40 billion yuan in 2022, and is expected to create a new 100 billion industry chain by 2024. Ambassador of Sri Lanka to ChinaH.E. Dr. Palitha Kohona said that Sri Lanka has rich solar and wind resources, and it is willing to strengthen cooperation with China in the field of new energy in the context of the commitment of carbon reduction by the two governments, and hopes that China CATLwill play a key role to help Sri Lanka's energy transformation and infrastructure.
The visit was accompanied by leaders such as Mr. Ma Deqiang, the former Assistant to Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs.