CIIE Moments Over 5 Years

  • May 14 2017

    Chinese President Xi Jinping announces at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold the China International Import Expo starting from 2018.

  • July 27 2018

    The 100-day countdown to the inaugural CIIE begins, and the mascot of the CIIE, Jinbao, is unveiled.

  • Oct 10 2018

    The first CIIE-themed Fuxing high-speed train departs the station.

  • Nov 5   2018

    Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech titled Work Together for an Open Global Economy That Is Innovative and Inclusive at the opening ceremony of the inaugural CIIE. The expo, spanning 300,000㎡, sees the participation of 172 countries, regions and international organizations. More than 3,600 companies and over 400,000 buyers attend the event. The business exhibition, which has seven areas, spans 270,000㎡. Tentative deals for one-year purchases of goods and services worth $57.83 billion are reached.

  • July 25 2019

    A conference presenting supportive policies and services for the second CIIE is held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) when the expo starts 100-day countdown.

  • Sept 30 2019

    The People’s Bank of China issues a set of gold and silver commemorative coins to celebrate the second CIIE.

  • Nov 5   2019

    Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech titled Openness and Cooperation for a Shared Future at the opening ceremony of the second CIIE. The expo sees the participation of 181 countries, regions and international organizations. More than 3,800 companies attend the business exhibition and over 500,000 buyers seek business opportunities at the expo. The exhibition area covers 360,000㎡. Tentative deals for one-year purchases of goods and services worth $71.13 billion are inked, an increase of 23% compared to the first edition.

  • July 24 2020

    A news conference marking the 100-day countdown to the third CIIE is held at NECC Shanghai.

  • Nov 4   2020

    Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech via video link at the opening ceremony of the third CIIE. The expo, which occupies nearly 360,000㎡, attracts many global companies, including 274 Global Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Tentative deals for one-year purchases of goods and services worth $72.62 billion are inked, an increase of 2.1% compared to the second edition.

  • March   2021

    The goal of making the CIIE a success is included in the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035.

  • July 8   2021

    A promotional event to facilitate investment by CIIE exhibitors in Southwest China's Sichuan province is held in Chengdu, the province's capital.

  • July 27 2021

    The day marks the 100-day countdown to the fourth CIIE. A meeting for the CIIE Enterprise Alliance, also a signing ceremony for exhibitors of the fifth CIIE in 2022, is held at the NECC Shanghai.

  • Sept 24 2021

    An investment promotion event for the fourth CIIE is held in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning province.

  • Nov 4   2021

    Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech titled Let the Breeze of Openness Bring Warmth to the World via video link at the opening ceremony of the fourth CIIE. The expo takes up a record exhibition area of 366,000㎡. The business exhibition attracts more than 2,900 companies from 127 countries and regions, including over 280 Global Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Tentative deals for one-year purchases of goods and services worth $70.72 billion are inked, down 2.6% compared to the third edition.

  • April 18 2022

    An online event marking the 200-day countdown to the fifth CIIE is held. The CIIE Bureau releases tentative procurement plans of several purchasers for the first time.

  • June 1 2022

    A campaign to invite people from around the world to share their stories about the CIIE is launched.

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