China-LAC Business Summit was first created by the CCPIT in Nov. 2007 and is China’s first trade cooperation and promotion platform targeting Latin American regions. It is honored as flagship brand for promotion of cooperation between China and Latin America.
Chinese government issued Policy Papers for Latin America and Caribbean Regions on Nov. 5, 2008. China-LAC Business Summit was written into the paper as an important channel to promote trade and economic relations between China and Latin America. In early 2015, the summit was listed into China and Latin America and Caribbean Countries Cooperation Plan (2015-2019), and becomes a trade and economic mechanism event of China - CELAC Forum.
The 10th China-LAC Business Summit will be organized by CCPIT, Hebei Provincial Government, PBC (The People’s Bank of China) and IDB (Inter-America Development Bank) and held in Tangshan, Hebei during Oct. 14-15, 2016. Themed with “Innovation and Cooperation for Mutual Benefits”, this summit will have leaders from China and Latin American countries to discuss bilateral cooperation opportunities.
Now we sincerely welcome companies to attend this summit and grasp investment opportunities of Latin American region. The summit will also allow you to get information about future investment projects and expand your business.
China -LAC Business Summit Meeting Agenda
08:00-09:30 registration (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Diamond Hall)
09:15-10:!5 Opening Ceremony (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
Jiang Zengwei (chairman of the CCPIT)
Zhao Kezhi (provincial party secretary of Hebei)
Intern-American Development Bank
Chinese leader (to be confirmed)
Leader from Latin American region (to be confirmed)
10:15-11:20 Plenary Session 1: China - LAC partnership under globalization (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
As the global economic recovery is slow, China and Latin America shall develop the real economy by integrating resources and using complementary resources. Companies of both countries believe that it is great opportunity to promote China-LAC capacity cooperation, as China has cheap and premium equipment and technology as Latin American countries have infrastructural gap and the needs for industry upgrading. This session will focus the real economy development of China and Latin America in recent years, analyze its influence on trade and investment relations between China and Latin America and explore how to improve capacity and strengthen industry cooperation through technological transfer and industry chain cooperation.
11:20-12:30 Plenary session 2: financing and investing into strategic industry growth (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
As the trade between China and Latin America is entering transformation, strategic industries like infrastructure, energy, agriculture and tale-communication produced new financing and investment opportunities. This session will cover the following topics: development trend of key strategic industries, how to enhance Latin American competitiveness through China-LAC capacity cooperation; how such complementary relations will promote long-term, efficient and sustainable development through financial and technological cooperation? What impact it will bring to the bilateral trade? What role do policy banks, multilateral development financial institutions, special funds and financing platforms will play?
12:30-14:00 luncheon (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Chaoyang Hall)
Report 1: promotion for Tangshan China-LAC Industry Park
Report 2: America Business Social Platform: Connect America
(Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
14:30-15:30 Plenary Session 3: China-LAC Cooperation Growth Point (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
China and Latin Americans have pressure of economic downturn and both sides are exploring economic growth momentum through innovation. This session will discuss how to unleash the power of innovation by both sides, and explore innovation cooperation in traditional industries like agriculture and energy, and new areas like tourism, out-souring, technology, finance and e-commerce.
15:30-18:00 China-LAC Legal Cooperation Symposium : deepening regional cooperation and preventing legal risks (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Shiyuan Hall)
The attendees will discuss how to prevent trade and investment risks and solve disputes in trade and investment. This session will also release China-LAC legal service cooperation announcement.
15:30-16:20 parallel session 1: agricultural industry (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
As Chinese economy is entering “new normal”, there are a lot of cooperation opportunities between China and Latin America. The Latin American and Caribbean countries shall use innovation policy and measures to meet Chinese rising consumption demands, especially in the agricultural industry. This session will discuss China-LAC agricultural cooperation condition, how to raise efficiency and realize sustainable development through agricultural innovation and cooperation; the best practice and success case of agricultural cooperation between China and Latin American countries.
16:20-17:10 Parallel session 2: urbanization, infrastructure and sustainable development (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
As urbanization has become the key driving force of economic development of China and Latin American region, the private and public sectors have rising demands for infrastructure. Speakers of this session will share their experiences in following topics: Chinese and Latin American urbanization, the importance of developing city infrastructure, the emerging and sustainable city proposal of city development by Inter-American Development Bank, the new horizon of hardware and software in infrastructural cooperation, such as bilateral free trade and free trade zone.
17:10-18:00 Parallel session 3: energy efficiency and renewable energy (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
The renewable energy is still the most active, variable and revolutionary industry of the global economy. In 2015 the developing countries’ investment into renewable energy surpassed that of the developed countries for the first time, and China has become the largest investor among developing countries in renewable energy technology. This session will cover the China-LAC energy cooperation under the current bulk commodity price; investment potential in wind power, solar power, hydraulic power technology; energy-saving mechanism and policy in mitigating climate change.
18:30-20:30 reception banquet (Xinhualian Pullman, Huihuang Hall, Jinbi Hall, Liufuxuan Restaurant)
Oct. 15 (Saturday)
08:00-08:40 Hebei and Latin America Cooperation Breakfast: Hebei Business Opportunity Promotion (Xinhualian Pullman, Liufuxuan Restaurant)
08:30-11:20 Round table meeting of Chinese and Latin American trade promotion institution and business associations (Xinhualian Pullman, Huihuang Hall)
09:00-13:00 Company discussion meeting (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Phoenix Hall)
11:30-12:00 signing ceremony (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, Hetong Hall)
14:00-18:00 exhibition (Tangshan Nanhu International Conference & Exhibition Center, A1 Exhibition Hall)
Oct. 16 (Sunday)
08:00-12:00 Business visit (China (Laoting) Latin America Industry Park, Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition)
How to register
We accept registration on the internet
Registration website: http://event.31huiyi.com/336706897/join/336707014
Contact of the summit
Contact person : Li Weixiao (CCOIC)