On the morning of September 15th, the opening ceremony of "Overseas Chinese Board" cum the entitling ceremony of China Association for Science and Technology's base for HOME Program —— Help Our Motherland through Elite Intellectual Resources from Overseas, and the ceremony of signing between Shantou government and Guangdong University of Finance was held in Committee of Pilot Region of Overseas Chinese Economic and Cultural Cooperation, marking the formal operation of China's first overseas Chinese-oriented regional equity market board. 218 companies have been listed on it.
Oversea Chinese Board Council consisting of 24 executive members was established on that day, including overseas Chinese leaders, experts and scholars, local enterprises and representatives from different countries and regions. Shantou municipal government, represented by Deputy Mayor Zhao Hong, reached framework contract of cooperation with Guangdong University of Finance. The Equity Transaction Center at Guangdong Financial High-Tech Zone concluded contracts of financing services respectively with the representatives of the enterprises in need of financing, financial institutions, Internet financing platforms, indicating multi cooperation with Oversea Chinese Board.