Preparatory work for Hongqiao International Trade Forum underway Release date:2018-06-13

The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held from November 5 to 10. During the Expo, the first “Hongqiao International Trade Forum” will also be held simultaneously. The preparatory work for this forum is proceeding steadily and orderly at present.

This forum consists of an opening ceremony and three parallel forums. More than 2,000 delegates will attend the opening ceremony. As for each of the three parallel forums, there will be 800 delegates.

Under the common theme of “stimulating new vitality in global trade, creating a new pattern of open and win-win operation”, the three parallel forums will respectively focus on such topics as "trade and opening", "trade and innovation", and "trade and investment", and will mainly discuss the promotion of trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, the construction of an open world economy, the boosting of trade innovation growth and the acceleration of sustainable development of trade and investment.

Recently, hardware modifications and software installation have been proceeding in a synchronous and orderly way. The project design unit, construction unit and art creation display team will speed up their progress and ensure the timely and high-quality completion of the project under the supervision of the China International Import Expo Bureau and related units in Shanghai.

As for the organization work of this forum, the China International Import Expo Bureau will reference the experience of other world-class forums, studying and formulating a general framework for the work of the conference, further formulating detailed plans for inviting guests, matching personnel and registering certificates, actively docking with the overall plan of Shanghai's urban security work, and proceeding with security work such as foreign affairs, reception and volunteer services.