On November 19, Consul General Yuan Nansheng was present at the opening ceremony of Suning Commerce research and development center in the United States and delivered a speech, expressing his welcome and congratulations to Suning. He also hoped that the first overseas R&D center of Suning in Bay Area will lead innovation and upgrade of China's retail enterprises, and will make great contribution to the exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. More than 200 representatives from the state of California, the bay area council and the local well-known enterprises, the media and Suning's partners attended the opening ceremony.
On November 18, Consul General Yuan Nansheng met with Mr. Sun Weimin, Vice Chinaman of Suning Commerce Group Co., Ltd. Sun briefed the history of Suning's development in China and the preparation of the Commerce R&D Centre in Bay Area. Consul General Yuan extended his welcome to Suning and introduced the investment environment and advantages of San Francisco and Bay Area.