Headerbild News

Wuppertal further enhances close relationship with China

Focus on future topics

© NRW.Global Business | AdobeStock

© NRW.Global Business | AdobeStock

To pave the way for joint projects between the city of Wuppertal and the southeastern Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou, Mayor Uwe Schneidewind and his Asian counterpart Wen Guohui signed a cooperation agreement. The focus is on topics such as sustainable urban development, circular economy, climate protection, future mobility and the smart city. Both cities want to exploit synergy effects here.

Wuppertal is a pioneer in the field of circular economy and sustainable urban development. Guangzhou is ahead in terms of digitalization and smart city management.

Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province and is located near Hong Kong. In addition, the metropolis is one of the most important economic centers in the country and a central hub of the Maritime Silk Road.