On September 24th, the 16th China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit ended successfully!
At the closing press conference held on the same day, Wang Lei, secretary general of the China-ASEAN Expo Secretariat, and Ding Yuanlong, deputy secretary general of the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit Secretariat, released the news and answered questions from reporters. The press conference was hosted by Yang Yanyan, deputy secretary general of the China-ASEAN Expo Secretariat.
The 16th East China Fair, Business and Investment Summit achieved fruitful results in just four days, and ended with a brilliant transcript.
High-level officials from all countries
Han Zheng, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council, Special Envoy of the Indonesian President, Minister of Ocean Coordination Luhut, Myanmar's First Vice President Wu Minrui, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister He Nanhong, Lao Deputy Prime Minister Song Sai, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Zhu Linyi • Sanawisi, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Wu Dedan, former Polish President Bronisław Komorowski, former Deputy Prime Minister of Laos, former House of Representatives of the Philippines, former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand and many other China, ASEAN and region Foreign leaders and former political leaders attended the event. The delegation of Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Poland, the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN, and 240 other ministerial-level VIPs from ASEAN and the region attended the event.
The event held a series of high-level friendly exchange activities and activities to implement the "China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership 2030 Vision". Vice Premier Han Zheng held six bilateral meetings with leaders of ASEAN countries and leaders of the Polish state, and met with the representatives of Chinese and foreign entrepreneurs and the founding members of the China-ASEAN Entrepreneur Association. The leaders of China and ASEAN countries, the leaders of the Polish state, and the heads of delegations visited the East Expo Exhibition Hall and attended the opening meeting. Leaders of various countries delivered speeches at the opening conference, spoke highly of the achievements of China-ASEAN friendship and cooperation and the important role played by the East Expo, and further reached the consensus and vision for deepening cooperation and building the “Belt and Road”.
The opening ceremony was based on the theme of “exquisitely crafted and shared future”. “Carving” symbolizes the ingenuity and encourages cooperation projects. “Tukrain” expresses and shares, builds a win-win situation, and spreads a beautiful blueprint for “Vision 2030”. .
Promote the development of the upgraded version of the free trade zone to develop in depth
Promote "One Belt, One Road" Economic and Trade Cooperation
The current East Expo will promote the construction of the upgraded version of the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area and deepen the economic and trade cooperation under the framework of the “Belt and Road”.
● Economic and trade docking is effective
The total exhibition area of the East Expo will be 134,000 square meters, with a total exhibition capacity of 7,000. Among them, ASEAN and the countries outside the region have 1,774 exhibitors, 7 ASEAN countries, and 2,848 exhibiting companies, an increase of 2.4% over the previous year. During the conference, 90 trade promotion activities were held. At the same time, ASEAN countries' national promotion conferences, China's relevant provincial and municipal promotion conferences, investment cooperation roundtables, ASEAN industrial park investment conferences, the first China-ASEAN private entrepreneurs summit and China-ASEAN private enterprises were held. Entrepreneur Leader Salon and other private entrepreneurs series activities, international capacity cooperation series activities, etc., effectively promoted corporate cooperation and led the project.
● Vigorously promote the smooth flow of the “Belt and Road” trade
The current Expo will expand the participation of the “One Belt, One Road” international exhibition area, and hold the Polish National Promotion Conference, the National Image Exhibition, and the China Wave Entrepreneur Roundtable to promote economic and trade cooperation between China and ASEAN and the economies outside the region. Exhibitors from other countries along the line such as Poland, South Korea, Italy, Pakistan, Egypt, Ghana, Russia, and Sri Lanka also highlighted their dominant industries. A total of 131 companies from 20 countries along the line participated in the “Belt and Road” international exhibition area. The area of the exhibition area increased by 59% compared with the previous session, and promoted cooperation between China and ASEAN and the economies outside the region.
● Actively promote major cooperation mechanisms and project construction
The current East Expo will promote the new international land and sea trade channel, the China (Guangxi) Free Trade Pilot Zone, the financial opening portal for ASEAN, the support of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Dawan District, and the China-ASEAN Information Port. The conference will be held in China (Guangxi). Free Trade Pilot Zone Promotion Conference, China-ASEAN Financial Cooperation and Development Leadership Forum and Construction of the Financial Open Portal Summit for ASEAN, China-ASEAN E-Commerce Forum, China-ASEAN Artificial Intelligence Summit and China-ASEAN Information Port Partner Signing Ceremony, Pragmatically promote China-ASEAN economic and trade cooperation.
● Multi-disciplinary exchange activities have achieved pragmatic results
A total of 33 high-level forums were held under the framework of the current East Expo, of which 25 forums were held during the session. Through multi-level and multi-field exchange activities, the cooperation mechanism in various fields has been improved. For example, the China-Malaysia Capacity and Investment Cooperation Forum promoted the China-Malaysia capacity cooperation mechanism and the construction of “two countries and two parks”; the China-ASEAN Port City Cooperation Network Working Conference focused on the new land and sea channel, enriching the China-ASEAN maritime interconnection mechanism; Series Forum The organization has enriched the “Nanning Channel” and promoted the implementation of the “Vision 2030” in various fields.
● New improvements in business service levels
This year's East Fair held the first joint meeting of the East Expo Association of Supporters, and established a regular meeting mechanism for the East China Association of Supporters. A 500-person Chinese and foreign entrepreneurs exchange meeting was held to enhance exchanges between enterprises from various countries. The first blue book of the East Expo, "The Development Report of the ASEAN Industrial Park under the Background of China-ASEAN International Capacity Cooperation" was published, which became the innovation of the East Expo to extend the value chain of the exhibition and strengthen enterprise services.
Summit to build China-ASEAN business community
Exchange and cooperation platform
The summit will continue to innovate while consolidating and illuminating and optimizing the original brand activities. It will implement a new model combining the annual meeting and the annual meeting to realize the “peak event in the season and the summit meeting in the month”. 17 events. The annual meeting held a round-table dialogue between Indonesian leaders and Chinese CEOs, China-ASEAN Business Leaders Forum, Dialogue Unicorn: Integrating the Times of Innovation and Interpreting Growth Passwords - Zhongguancun Enterprises Going to ASEAN, China-ASEAN Chamber of Commerce and Industry Presidents Joint Meeting, The “One Belt, One Road” Western Luhai New Channel along the 13 provinces and municipalities trade and investment fair, the second “One Belt and One Road” New Economic Development Forum and the China-ASEAN Digital Trade Hub Center, the Western Luhai New Channel Digital Trade Hub Center Launch Ceremony, China — 8 events including the ASEAN Fruit Industry Development Forum.
The session will promote China-Indonesia cooperation in power, infrastructure construction, finance, automobile manufacturing, non-ferrous smelting and other fields totaling 18.5 billion US dollars, including project investment of 2.85 billion US dollars, financial institutions loan project of 15 billion US dollars, and trade projects of 650 million US dollars. 45 projects including the China-ASEAN Digital Trade Hub Service Platform and the China World Digital Center will be stationed in South China City, Nanning, with a cooperation amount of approximately RMB 20 billion. Aggregated hundreds of cross-border enterprises to establish the “Guangxi International Chamber of Commerce Cross-border Trade Committee”, successfully integrated upstream and downstream production and marketing resources, and signed an ASEAN agricultural product import and purchase agreement of RMB 3 billion. A number of Beijing Zhongguancun Unicorn Enterprises and Guangxi-Guangdong cooperation projects were launched, and 10 cooperative projects were launched, and 10 Guangxi Gazelle enterprises accelerated the implementation of the growth plan. The “Memorandum of the Presidency of the China-ASEAN Business Leaders Forum” was reviewed and approved to determine the next rotating chairman. Launched the China-ASEAN Digital Trade Hub Center, the Western Luhai New Channel Digital Trade Hub Center, the China-ASEAN Cross-border Logistics Management Platform and the China-ASEAN Fruit Supply Chain Management Platform, and signed the “One Belt, One Road” Western Luhai New Channel along the 13 provinces and autonomous regions. The Investment Cooperation Action Plan, issued the “China-Singapore Business Community to jointly build a new channel for sharing international land and sea trade”.
Highly concerned by all parties
The influence of the exhibition is further expanded
According to statistics, a total of 1,298 journalists from 177 media outlets from 22 countries reported. Among them, there are 72 media outlets and 140 journalists from ASEAN and other countries outside the region. The media of various countries have publicized the economic advantages and huge business opportunities of China and ASEAN countries in the construction of the “Belt and Road”.
At the Senior Officials Meeting of the East Expo held on September 23, the East Expo will be unanimously approved by the Party, and the 17th East Expo will be held in Nanning from September 18th to 21st, 2020. According to the theme country production process, the theme country next year will be Laos. The 17th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit will continue to be held during the same period.
The 16th East China Fair, Business and Investment Summit ended successfully. With the joint efforts of all parties, the East Expo, Business and Investment Summit will continue to build high-level dialogue platforms and professional cooperation platforms with different emphasis, distinctive themes and outstanding features, smooth the “Nanning Channel”, and vigorously implement the upgrade and development for the construction. A closer Chinese-ASEAN community of destiny makes a greater contribution!