Fourth Channel Forum Conference to be held in Xiamen on June 17 announced the new six cross-strait exchanges base in mainland China, Sichuan Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base is one of them, and 5, respectively, in Fujian, Shanxi, Henan, Anhui and Zhejiang.
In recent years, Sichuan and Taiwan closer exchanges in such fields as trade, culture, education, tourism, and the fruits of cooperation are emerging. As of the first quarter of this year, the province has the Taiwan-funded enterprises 1547, total investment of 8.222 billion U.S. dollars. To Taiwan after the earthquake, exchange programs of 1218 and 8475 trips to Sichuan Taiwan compatriots more than 60 million people. In December 2008, giant pandas "Tuan Tuan" and "Yuan Yuan" to Taiwan.
Source: Sichuan Daily