U.S. exhibitors are more well-known at the recently-concluded Shanghai International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, indicating their strong desire to enter the Chinese market and expand cooperation.
Although it is only more than two weeks before the end of the second China’s largest import expo, preparations for next year’s event have begun, and the organizer’s CIIE delegation has conducted a roadshow in NSW. The city of York in the United States attracted local businesses on November 25.
Led by Liu Fuxue, deputy director of the China Society for International Exchange, the delegation warmly welcomed and invited 100 business representatives to invite them to participate in the 3rd CIIE scheduled to be held in Shanghai next November.
Liu said during the roadshow that nearly 200 American companies showed great enthusiasm for CIIE this year. They showed their products and services on an exhibition area of about 50,000 square meters, which is CIIE in any country. The largest exhibition area.
Liu noted the achievements of American exhibitors at the first and second import expos. Liu praised CIIE as an effective platform for foreign companies to understand and expand their presence in the Chinese market.
He hoped that American companies would seize the opportunity to actively participate in the World Expo and share the dividends of China’s economic development.
Gu Chunfang, business consultant of the Chinese Consulate General in New York, said that China attaches great importance to the role of imported goods in economic development and will expand imports of high-quality goods and services, including American goods.
President of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Xu Chen said that the second CIIE has won praises from many US state governments and business circles, and they expressed their hope to deepen cooperation with China through CIIE.
To date, more than 40 American companies have signed up for next year’s events.
At the end of the second CIIE, the initial transaction value of one-year goods and services purchases was $ 71.13 billion, a significant increase from last year.
More than 3,800 companies from 181 countries, regions and international organizations participated in this year’s expo. Launched in 2018, CIIE is the world’s first national exposition with the theme of imports.