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Deloitte sets up regional headquarters in Sanya

Print Updated: 2019-05-31

Deloitte China will set up its Hainan regional headquarters in Sanya to bring world-class professional services to the city, according to a strategic agreement it signed with the Sanya Municipal People's Government on April 29.

Xie Qinglin, vice-mayor of Sanya, and Jiang Ying, Deloitte Asia Pacific's market and industry partner, signed the deal on behalf of the two parties.

The signing ceremony was also attended by Tong Daochi, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee; Chen Xiaoya, member of the Standing Committee and Secretary-General of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee; Patrick Tsang, CEO of Deloitte China; and Dennis Chow, Deloitte China's Southern Region partner.

The purpose of the agreement is to provide Hainan enterprises with world-class professional services, promote the province's characteristic, high-end, technological and modern service-oriented economic development, and help the development of the island’s free trade pilot areas and free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

According to the agreement, Deloitte intends to register a wholly foreign-owned company in Sanya as regional headquarters in Hainan, using its own brand influence and customer resources to provide professional and international services to local enterprises and their partners.

It will also help Sanya strengthen internationalized educational guide and cultivate specialized international talents such as finance, taxation and banking, which in turn will enhance the attractiveness of the city to high-level talents on a global scale and promotes its overall development.

Before the agreement was signed, Tong Daochi met with Zeng Shunfu and his delegation. The two sides conducted in-depth exchanges on further strengthening cooperation and achieving win-win development.

Deloitte was founded 170 years ago and is the world's largest comprehensive professional service organization. It has a business network that covers more than 150 countries and employs nearly 300,000 professionals.

In 2016, Deloitte signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the Hainan Provincial People’s Government. In recent years, Sanya has become a key area for the company's business development.

It has established a preliminary business network in the city to build the city's business environment, help the city integrate into the “Great Sanya” economic circle as well as strategic cooperation and industrial planning in the city's internet town.

At present, Sanya is boldly exploring and innovating in accordance with the requirements of high-quality development, accelerating the construction of a world-class coastal tourism city, and striving to build a benchmark in the construction of the Hainan free trade pilot areas and the free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

Combined with the urban development needs, Sanya focuses on the headquarter economy, finance, science and other fields, and actively promotes the development of modern service industry.

The participation of Deloitte will promote Sanya's international advanced experience, accelerate the establishment of a better business environment, internationalization and convenience, better guide and serve enterprises' rapid development, and then attract more outstanding international enterprises to come to Sanya.

It will thus facilitate Sanya's high-quality economic development and help Hainan's construction of free trade pilot areas and free trade port with Chinese characteristics in accordance with high standards.

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