Millennium ancient town,
beautiful Cao County.
I am Zhang Qianshan, secretary of Cao County Party Committee, Heze City, Shandong Province.
I am glad to be here today
to introduce my hometown Cao County
and welcome to appreciate her historical charm and style with me.
Long History and Splendid Culture
Cao County is one of the important birthplaces of Chinese civilization.
In 1700 BC, Shang Tang, the founder of the Shang Dynasty, set capital here.
Famous historical figures, such as Yi Yin, the sage of Yuan,
Zhuang Zhou, the sage of Tao,
Wu Qi, the sage of war,
and Fan Shengzhi, the sage of agriculture have passed down through the ages.
Cultural relics such as Tang tomb, Pan Geng tomb
and Yi Yin tomb have been passed down from generation to generation.
Cao County is also a famous revolutionary base,
an important part of the Hebei, Shandong and Henan revolutionary border area.
Cao County has been known as the "town of opera".
It has given birth to famous artists such as Ma Jinfeng
and Cui Lantian of Yu opera actresses.
Superior Location Rich and Beautiful
Cao County is located in the junction of Shandong and Henan provinces,
transportation is very convenient.
Xiongshang high-speed railway, Lunan high-speed railway
and Jingjiu railway are set station here.
There are 5 expressways running through the whole area,
and it takes 10 minutes to get on the expressway.
It can at Heze peony airport in 30 minutes.
With thousand miles of fertile fields and rich resources,
Cao County is a famous national forestry county,
animal husbandry county and advanced grain production county.
with a timber accumulation of 6 million square meters,
an annual output of 2 million pigs,
100 thousand cows,
annual grain output of more than 30 million jin,
it was rated as the national super grain production county.
The water is clear and county is beautiful here,
under the guidance of the conviction that “lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets”,
we have built 32,000 mu of urban green lungs
–national Yellow River wetland park
and thousands mu of lotus pond,
more than 7,000 mu of natural oxygen bar
– Bali Bay scenic area,
and more than 1,500 mu of water system around city
- Yi Yin park,
have become a dazzling ecological business card of Cao County.
Industrial Agglomeration Outstanding Advantage
Today, Cao County has six leading industries of forestry processing and furniture manufacturing,
pharmaceutical and chemical engineering, textile and clothing,
electromechanical equipment manufacturing,
food processing, and trade logistics.
In particular, the forest processing is well-known throughout the country.
Here is the famous wood-based panel production base,
the largest paulownia processing and production base,
the export base and distribution center,
and the products are exported to more than 50 countries and regions in the world.
It has been awarded the title of “Chinese Town of Willow Weaving”,
“Chinese Town of Poplar Processing”,
“Chinese Town of Paulownia Processing”,
“Chinese Town of Wood Art”,
and was awarded “National Home Industry Demonstration Park”.
Cao County's food processing industry has outstanding advantages
and has been identified as the “National Agricultural Industrialization Demonstration Base”.
More than 180 agricultural products have been rated as “three products and one indication”.
Especially our “Cao County Asparagus” is well-known throughout the country
and has won the certification of national agricultural products geographical indication.
The export volume accounts for more than 70% of the country.
Rubber industry in Cao County is developing rapidly,
with the annual output of all kinds of automobile tires reaching more than 40 million pieces.
It has the only rubber antiaging agent "RT" production technology,
which won the second prize of national science and technology progress award.
Open and Innovation Full of Vitality
Cao County has the most population in Shandong Province
and is the pilot county of returning home to start business.
There are more than 300,000 people who start businesses outside the county.
Every year, thousand people of Cao County return home to start business.
People of Cao County are hardworking, intelligent and innovative.
It is one of the earliest "rural e-commerce" counties in China,
with 124 taobao villages
and 13 taobao towns.
More than 400,000 people are engaged in the e-commerce industry,
and it has become the second super large taobao village cluster in China,
the largest production and sales base of performance clothing
and wood products cross-border e-commerce industry belt in China.
It has been rated as “national top 100 network sales county”
and “China top 10 rural e-commerce typical county”.
Today's Cao County is firm and confident,
open and inclusive,
full of connotation and vitality.
The future of Cao County is full of hope,
dreams and potential.
Here, on behalf of the 1.73 million hospitable people of Cao County,
I sincerely welcome friends from all over the world to focus on Cao County,
visit Cao County and invest in Cao County.
We will write a brilliant chapter in the history of the millennium ancient town and beautiful Cao County.