Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, November 3 (Xinhua) “Economic Information Daily” published an article on November 3, “The Sixth China International Import Expo is about to open, and the quality and quality of exhibitions will improve.” The article stated that the 6th China International Import Expo (hereinafter referred to as the “CIIE”) will be held offline in Shanghai from November 5 to 10. Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Shu Jueting said on November 2 that the preparatory work is basically in place and there are many highlights worth looking forward to.
Shu Jueting introduced that first of all, old and new friends arrived as promised. Guests from 154 countries, regions and international organizations will gather at this CIIE. The national exhibition features 72 national and international organizations. The enterprise exhibition attracted more than 3,400 enterprises from 128 countries and regions. There are nearly 410,000 registered professional visitors. The number of participants in the Hongqiao Forum is expected to exceed 8,000, and more than 300 heavyweight guests will share their views, exchange and discuss at the forum.
At the same time, the quantity and quality of exhibition displays have improved. The exhibition area of the enterprise exhibition reached a new high, reaching 367,000 square meters, and the area of specially designed booths accounted for nearly 95%. The number of Fortune 500 companies, industry leading companies and innovative small and medium-sized enterprises participating in the exhibition is the largest ever. The exhibition area and number of projects in the innovation incubation area have doubled compared with the previous edition.
In addition, the Hongqiao Forum is rich in content. While holding important activities such as the opening ceremony (main forum) and the “Invest in China Year” summit, this Hongqiao Forum will also hold 22 sessions focusing on the four major sections of “open development”, “open cooperation”, “open innovation” and “open sharing”. Sub-forum. The forum will release the “World Openness Report 2023” and the latest World Openness Index, and organizations such as the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will also release relevant professional reports.
What’s more, all kinds of activities are exciting. During the CIIE, activities such as roundtable meetings for foreign-funded enterprises and global CEO tours will be organized, and more than a thousand colorful on-site activities such as professional support and cultural exchanges will be carried out to amplify the comprehensive spillover effect of the exhibition.
Not only that, the CIIE will continue to improve the layout of service points, optimize the setting of conference logos, improve the convenience of using certificates, strengthen catering service capabilities, and further enhance the comprehensive service experience of exhibition participants.
At the previous press conference of the State Council Information Office, Vice Minister of Commerce Sheng Qiuping said that as a window to build a new development pattern, on the one hand, the CIIE will smooth the domestic circulation and actively introduce advanced technology and equipment, high-end parts and components, and intermediate products. products and consumer goods, displaying global industrial development trends and cutting-edge achievements, assisting industrial upgrading, enriching domestic supply, and improving consumer quality; on the other hand, the CIIE links domestic and international dual circulation, and the characteristics of exhibitors and exhibits from both overseas countries make the CIIE a A natural connection point for domestic and international dual circulation. The first five CIIEs have showcased more than 2,000 representative new products, new technologies, and new services for the first time, with a cumulative intended transaction volume of nearly US$350 billion, helping to stabilize the fundamentals of foreign trade and foreign investment.
Sheng Qiuping further pointed out that as an international public good shared by the world, the CIIE fully demonstrates China’s adherence to true multilateralism and its implementation of the concept of a community with a shared future for mankind. (Reporter Wang Wenbo)