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source: Foreign Affairs Office of Shenyang  2018-03-16 13:38

Time for contracting

From September 25 to September 27, 2016, principal governor of Florida province, Uruguay, Mr.Carlos·Enciso paid a visit to Shenyang and met with the vice mayor of Shenyang, Zhang Jinghui. They visited TEBA Group and Shenyang Yuanda Enterprise Group.During the negotiation with Zhang Jinghui, vice mayor of Shenyang, Mr.Enciso said he is willing to carry out exchange and cooperation with Shenyang in agriculture, infrastructure and new energy, and would like to establish sister city relationship between its provincial capital, Florida city, with Shenyang. Zhang Jinghui responded and supported the idea positively.

During the visit to TEBA Group, provincial governor Enciso made initial intention of cooperation with the group on the project of undertaking 2000km photovoltaic lighting project in Florida province.

October 15, under the active endeavor of the foreign affairs office, TEBA Group attended the 10th China-Latin America Business Summit and had negotiation with the ministers of industry, energy and mining ministries and secretary of Department of International Economy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We have helped TEBA Group gain the national support of Uruguay in major infrastructure construction.

With the suggestion of the Uruguay ambassador in China and the embassy of Uruguay in China, and the support of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Shenyang and Florida city, the provincial capital of Florida province, Uruguay, signed the letter of intention on the establishment of sister city relationship on 2016 China International Sister City Conference held by Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries in Chongqing.

With the great support and promotion of Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, the application for the establishment of sister city relationship with Florida city, Uruguay, received formal approval on June 31, 2017.

December 17, 2017, Shenyang foreign affair economy and trade working group visited Florida and exchanged the agreement for the establishment of sister city relationship with Florida city.

Basic information of the city

Florida, the provincial city of Florida province, Uruguay. It's only 100km away from the port of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. The total area of Florida city is 10417 square kilometers. It locates in the middle part of Uruguay. It's also the important channel to go to the other places in Uruguay.

Location

Florida locates in the middle part of Uruguay. It's only 100km away from the port of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. The total area of the city is 10417 square kilometers.

Climate

Florida has a subtropical climate.The average temperature is ranging from 16 to 25 degree centigrade all year round. The average rainfall can reach 1200mm. It has abundant water power resources. The rivers cross with each other. These resources benefit the agriculture and industry a lot.

History

Florida is honored as Piedra Alta de la Florida, the altar of the country. It's the riddle of the Declaration of Independence in 1825. Grand parades will be held on August 25 each year to celebrate the independence of the country. All the leaders and guests of the country should attend the celebration.Tourists from all over the world gather in Florida to experience the traditional, historical and religious festival.20,000 tourists from all over the world will attend the San Cono's chapel every June 3.

Economy

Florida has abundant natural resources. Over 90% of the field is suitable for the development of agriculture and animal husbandry. Especially cattle and sheep, milk, wool, meat processing and fodder production.The cattle breeding ranks No.1 in Uruguay. It owns advanced breeding, fattening facilities and technology. The slaughter capacity reached 830,000.There are 600 milk farms in Florida which takes up 60% of the country. 2 million liters of milk will be transported to the processing plants nearby each day.The major crops are soybean, wheat, barley, corn and broomcorn. They are basically used for export, wine, beer and fodder.

Florida has good foundation for the development of industry. GDP ranks top 6 all over the country.It owns fast and efficient transportation, which promotes the development of logistics, wood, grain storage and transportation.It also owns a 70,000 square meters of free trade area with 400 enterprises.

Editor: zfw05