Chongqing builds SME public service network

The meeting on the construction of Chongqing SME public service platform network was held in Kai County on August 1, 2012, remarking its official start.

It is reported that the platform network is a public service system providing related service including policy information consultation, investment and financing, business counseling, enterprise informationization application, technical support, market development, etc. for Chongqing SMEs. It consists of “a municipal service platform, 38 window service platforms at district and county levels and 12 window service platforms for industry cluster areas”.

It is said that the Chongqing SME public service platform network has a total investment of 129.448 million yuan including the special grant of 50 million yuan from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China. It is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.

The platform network is both a public service system and a market participant. The municipal service platform (3 contractors including http://www.smecq.gov.cn/) will achieve an annual sales income of 38.93 million yuan, a total annual profit of 7.25 million yuan and an annual tax of 2.14 million yuan on average, which will greatly boost the competitiveness, employment, informationization, consistency of decisions, adjustment of small-, medium- and micro-sized enterprises.

Qu Xinyan