District Leaders Award Prizes to Top Ten Enterprises for Their Economic Contribution in 2018
■Photograph by Reporter Xiao Mingliang
■Text by Reporter Peng Xuhui
On the afternoon of February 28, 2019, the awarding ceremony of “Achieving New Breakthroughs and Opening up New Chapters” -- 2018 Top 200 Enterprises of Economic Contribution in Jing'an District was held at the Theatre of Shanghai Centre. Major leaders including Lu Xiaodong, Secretary of the CPC Jing’an District Committee and District Mayor, Gu Yunhao, Director of the Standing Committee of Jing'an District People's Congress, and Chen Yongdi, Chairman of Jing’an District People’s Political Consultative Conference, attended the awarding ceremony.
The reporter learned at the meeting that Guotai Junan Securities Co., Ltd. has maintained the lead and ranked first among the top 100 enterprises of economic contribution in Jing'an District in 2018. L'OREAL (China), Ping An Asset Management Co., Ltd., Philips (China) Investment Co., Ltd. and Everbright Securities Co., Ltd. ranked second to fifth respectively. Major district leaders awarded trophies to key enterprises. Before the ceremony, major district leaders held talks and exchanges with representatives of key enterprises.
The promotional film Achieving New Breakthroughs and Opening up New Chapters was played at the ceremony. From the perspective of “Dream Chaser”, 13 outstanding entrepreneurs shared their outstanding achievements in Jing'an, sincerely exchanged their feelings about work and life in Jing'an, and expressed their firm confidence in the long-term development of Jing'an. In his speech, Lu Xiaodong warmly welcomed the representatives of key enterprises coming to the meeting and expressed his heartfelt thanks to the enterprises of the whole district for their contributions to Jing'an economic construction and development. He pointed out that 2018 marks the beginning of implementing the gist of the 19th CPC National Congress, the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up policy, and also the "mid-term examination" year for Jing'an to promote economic and social development. Jing'an District has adhered to the general principle of steadily striving for progress, practiced new development concepts and fulfilled the requirements of high-quality development. It has actively met the demands of Shanghai’s strategic positioning as a city of “five centers”, made every effort to promote Shanghai’s “four major brands”, vigorously developed the “three major economies” of building economy, foreign-related economy and headquarters economy, promoted reform, development and stability in all aspects, and better fulfilled the main objectives and tasks set at the beginning of the year. Lu Xiaodong, on behalf of the CPC Jing’an District Committee and Jing’an District People’s Government, promised that in 2019, Jing'an will always put the optimization of business environment in a prominent position, aim at the highest standards and levels, strengthen service awareness, consolidate work responsibility, and be a “gold waiter” serving enterprises, so as to jointly promote the high-quality development of regional economy.
In 2018, Jing'an District developed steadily and achieved gratifying results in economy. In the whole year, Jing'an District completed a total tax revenue of RMB 72.33 billion, with a year-on-year increase of 5.5%; and the general public budget revenue at the district level of RMB 24.683 billion, with a year-on-year increase of 6.03%, ranking first among the central urban areas in total volume and growth rate; six regional headquarters of transnational corporations were stationed in Jing'an District, with a total of 76 regional headquarters of transnational corporations in the whole district; buildings with a tax payment of over RMB 100 million hit 69, including 9 buildings with a tax payment of over RMB 100 million hit in a month; enterprises with a tax payment of over RMB 100 million, RMB 10 million and RMB 5 million hit 115, 769 and 1,233 respectively.