In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018. It’s a significant move for the Chinese government to hold CIIE to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world. It facilitates countries and regions all over the world to strengthen economic cooperation and trade, and to promote global trade and world economic growth in order to make the world economy more open.
The Chinese government sincerely welcomes government officials, business communities, exhibitors and professional purchasers across the world to participate in CIIE and to explore the Chinese market. We would like to work with all countries, regions and international organizations to make CIIE a world-class Expo, providing new channels for countries and regions to do business, strengthen cooperation and promote common prosperity of the world economy and trade.
The 2nd China International Import Expo – CIIE will be on November 2019 in Shanghai.
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China
Shanghai Municipal People’s Government
World Trade Organization
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
China International Import Expo Bureau
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
The China’s large market with a population of nearly 1.4 billion, and China’s focus on promoting a new round of high-level opening-up. China is expected to import more than $30 trillion worth of goods and $10 trillion worth of services over the next 15 years, which is not only a stable source for global economic growth, but also an important opportunity for the development of companies from all countries around the global.
Statistics showed that the first expo, which had more than 3,600 companies as exhibitors and 400,000 purchasers from both home and abroad, has helped to strike deals worth a total of $57.83 billion. It’s predicted that The 2nd CIIE in 2019 will seal much more worthy deals. Companies can apply for participation by themselves or via institutions such as chambers of commerce or trade associations.