Nanfang Daily: Huge investment! Guangzhou counterpart helps Guizhou to invest RMB 2.5 billion to develop pig industry
Release Date:2019-11-11 10:52:00

November 8 afternoon, "Signing Ceremony of the Strategic Cooperation Agreement of the People's Government of Guizhou Province and Yuexiu Group" was held at Guangzhou International Financial Center. The signing cooperation is another important measure for the East-West poverty alleviation cooperation and Guangzhou counterpart assistance to Guizhou, with a total investment intention of more than RMB 5 billion.

In accordance with the unified deployment of the central government and the province, Guangzhou undertakes the task of helping the poverty alleviation cooperation between the east and the west of Bijie City and Qiannan Prefecture of Guizhou Province. In the past three years, the accumulated financial resources for poverty alleviation and cooperation have reached RMB 2.043 billion, which has boosted the income of 140,000 poor people and benefited more than 400,000 poor people.

November 8 afternoon, Guizhou Provincial Party and Government Delegation came to Guangzhou Yuexiu Holdings Limited for investigation and exchange. After visiting the enterprise exhibition center, Guizhou Provincial Government and Guangzhou Yuexiu Group signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement.

Established in Hong Kong in 1985, Yuexiu Group has formed a modern industrial system with financial, real estate, transport infrastructure and urban agriculture as its core industries. As of the end of September 2019, total assets exceeded RMB 630 billion, and the total annual profit and tax is expected to exceed RMB 22 billion. At present, its subsidiary, Guangzhou Fengxing Group, has reached a cooperation intention with Jinsha County, Qixingguan District and Dafang County in Bijie City, Guizhou Province, and plans to build a new slaughterhouse and feed mill. Yuexiu Property Company Limited, a listed subsidiary of the company, has selected two plots in the jurisdiction of the Guizhou Baili Dujuan Management District and is preparing a project investment plan.

At the signing ceremony, Zhang Zhaoxing, Chairman of Yuexiu Group, introduced that the group will invest in the construction of a comprehensive pig industry base in accordance with the standard of “national first-class and largest in Guizhou”.

At present, Yuexiu group has formulated a three-year development plan for Guizhou pig industry. It is planned to invest RMB 2.5 billion to build a breeding base of 2 million pigs in three phases. Following the principle of "whole industrial chain and ecological cycle", boar, breeding, feed, slaughtering and processing bases will be arranged, agricultural technology and cold chain logistics industry will be deployed in Jinhaihu New District, Qixingguan District, Dafang County, Jinsha County, Nayong County, Hezhang County, etc.

"In strict accordance with the standards for agricultural and non-staple food supply to Hong Kong and Macao, it is necessary to build an ecological farm with demonstration effect." Zhang Zhaoxing said that the innovate assistance model will focus on cultivating the collective economy with the new mode of "large enterprises + large bases + collective economy + farmers", vigorously develop science and technology agriculture, and realize the whole process quality control and tracking from pig source to tables. At the same time, we should make full use of the local planting advantages of Guizhou to form a green circular ecological agriculture mode of "hog farming - biogas utilization - planting fruits and vegetables".

"In the future, we will continue to increase investment in Guizhou's industries, with an estimated total of more than RMB 5 billion." Zhang Zhaoxing said that in addition to the development of pig industry in Guizhou, Yuexiu Group will build a new vegetable base of 3 million mu, a chicken breeding base of 30 million chicken, and a breeding base of 500,000 beef cattle in Guizhou in the next step. By building a comprehensive agricultural industry, it will drive tens of thousands of local farmers to increase employment and income. At the same time, it will strengthen the production and marketing linkage between Guizhou and Guangdong, guarantee the supply of dish baskets in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Greater Bay Area, comprehensively promote the cooperation of real estate and financial industry, promote the transformation of cultural and tourism real estate projects and shantytowns, and strive to build a big support pattern of "industrial assistance + financial assistance + scientific and technological assistance".

(Reporter Liu Guannan, Huang Yingchuan, Editor Wu Guanlin, Proofreading Luo Jianpeng)