The working sketch of the new World Trade Center building to be built in Kunming. [Provided to InKunming]
Each WTO(World Trade Organization) city has a symbolic landmark building named World Trade Center, for instance, the World Trade Center in New York and Beijing.
Kunming has been listed as a member of the organization in 2008 due to its regional advantages and development prospect. It plans to build a 54-storey World Trade Center building in Yongsheng Road(永胜路), Guandu District.
The construction of the building is estimated to be completed by March, 2015. The building will be built with an investment of about 1.8 billion yuan, and cover a land area of 23,260 square meters. A over 90,000 square meters office area, an 20,000-square-meter commercial area, and some environmentally protective facilities be equipped in it.
World Trade Organization is an international non-profit organization. The head quarter of the organization is established in New York of the United States. At present, altogether 19 Chinese cities including Kunming are members of the organization.
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(Editors: Tracy, Lynn)