Central China expo showing a path for prosperity by Muhammad Zamir Assadi


Hefei, May 27: The 10th central China investment and trade expo with the theme of “New Ideas for Development, New Opportunities for Prosperity.” attracted more than global executives of multinational companies to exhibit their innovative ideas to the global audience.

3 days expo conducted events on policy on discussion, industrial cooperation, and project matchmaking, among others.

It was a very significant expo as held just after the historical OBOR summit attended by 29 head of states and dozens of foreign delegates including international financial institutions addressed by president of China Xi Jinping as a key note speaker.

Special arrangements were made to implement the ideas relevant to Belt and Road Initiative, including guests from Belt and Road countries for this expo as areas of infrastructure, financial cooperation and resources were important for all of the participant countries.

More than 2,400 important guests participated in the Expo, including foreign politicians, officials from international organizations, overseas Chinese, senior executives from world top 500 companies and transnational corporations, outbound business associations and groups, important representatives from famous corporations in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, principals from related national units and provinces (districts and cities), central enterprises, famous private enterprises and famous financial institutions to utilize the potential from this great opportunity and to know about the latest developments in various sectors to be useful for the masses.

Wang Shouwen, Executive Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Expo Central China and Vice Minister of Commerce has said about the event that heads of the governments of the six central provinces and global executives of multinational companies were present, to discuss the efforts of the central region to press ahead with supply-side structural reform, open wider to the inside and outside, and enhance international exchange and cooperation, and provide enlightenment and experience for the central provinces to accelerate structural adjustment and the transformation of the development mode.

In the event meetings of participants focused on promoting the institutional innovation of national economic & technological development zones, duplicating and popularizing the reform and innovation achievements of pilot free zones, improving investment environment, transforming the mode of investment promotion and introduction, establishing entrepreneurship & innovation platforms, developing the real economy, carrying out international and regional cooperation, counterpart assistance in cooperation, park co-construction and other issues.

Based on the careful planning and in-depth consultation of the Ministry of Commerce and six provinces in the central China area, 31 activities were held in the Expo Central China 2017.