the 14th congress of the shanghai federation of industry and commerce (sfic) was held on april 28th at shanghai world expo exhibition & convention center.
a new executive committee, standing committee and leadership team were elected at the congress. mr. xu wenzhi, managing director of sanxiang impression co., ltd was elected vice chairman of the 14th executive committee.
mr. yin hong, deputy party secretary of shanghai attended the opening ceremony and addressed the audience.
the all-china federation of industry and commerce sent a letter of congratulations. mr. sha hailin, member of the standing committee of the cpc shanghai municipal committee and head of the municipal united front work department read out the congratulation letter from the cpc shanghai municipal committee and the municipal government.
the opening ceremony was chaired by mr. wang zhixiong, deputy chairman of the all-china federation of industry and commerce and people's political consultative conference of shanghai, chairman of the 13th executive committee of sfic and an executive chairman of the presidium.
mr. zhao fuxi, deputy head of the municipal united front work department, secretary of party leadership of sfic and an executive chairman of the presidium delivered the opening remarks.
guests in attendance of the opening ceremony included mr. zhou bo, member of the standing committee of the cpc shanghai municipal committee and executive vice-mayor; mr. hong hao, deputy head of the standing committee of the shanghai people' s congress; mr. li yiping, deputy chairman of people's political consultative conference of shanghai; former sfic chairman wang xinkui; messrs ji xiaodong and zhang yapei, former secretaries of party leadership of sfic; and heads of the shanghai branch of political parties and civil organisations.
sfic was founded in 1951 as a civil organisation and a chamber of commerce. a component organisation of people's political consultative conference of shanghai, sfic participates in the political consultation process on major social and economic matters on behalf of the business sector, especially the private sector.it assists the municipal government in governing the private sector and undertakes other matters as assigned by the government.as a non-governmental organisation, it represents and maintains members’ legal rights and interests and provides services to its members. it enhances ties with its counterparts and business people worldwide for common prosperity.
sanxiang impression, an important player in the private sector, has made a significant contribution to social and economic development through market-oriented operation, innovation, business integrity, and social services. the company with a new strategy of real estate culture established in 2016, is working towards promoting and preserving traditional culture.
previously a delegate to shanghai municipal people's congress for three terms, mr. xu wenzhi now serves as a member of people's political consultative conference of yangpu district and vice chair of shanghai federation of industry and commerce. mindful of his social responsibilities, the young entrepreneur is a keen contributor to reform,opening up and modernisation in shanghai. his capabilities and commitment have been widely acknowledged.