BCBDA initiated the twinning of Plovdiv and Shenzhen. With the help of Shenzhen Municipality, CCPIT Shenzhen, BCBDA and Plovdiv Municipality in March, an official visit of Mr XU Qin, the Mayor of Shenzhen was conducted in Plovdiv and the Twinning Agreement was signed. In parallel both sides organized a Bulgarian-Chinese business forum „Plovdiv – Shenzhen: Cooperation and Investment 2014“ and an exhibition „Made in Shenzhen“.