Forum on Promoting Import and Trade Facilitation in the New Era, co-hosted by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and General Administration of Customs, was held in Shanghai on November 6 during the 2nd China International Import Expo. Li Guo, Deputy Minister of General Administration of Customs, Ren Hongbin, Assistant Minister of Commerce and Ren Deqi, Governor of the Bank of Communications attended the forum.
With the theme of “Expanding Import and Facilitating Trade”, this forum is to build an important platform for consultation, contribution between the customs, trade promotion departments and the business community. The topics of this forum are “business environment optimization and government role”, “open cooperation and industry upgrading” and "how to import more high-quality products into the Chinese market”.
Representatives from the National Port Management Office, National Office of Port Administration, General Administration of Customs Comprehensive Business Department, Department of Animal and Plant Quarantine, CCPIT Department of Development Research, Bank of Communications, China Inspection and Certification Group, China Ocean Shipping Group, Jingdong group and etc. had a wonderful sharing and interactive discussion.
More than 300 representatives from the national customs, trade promotion agencies, international organizations, foreign embassies and Chambers and associations in China, and domestic and foreign enterprises were in attendance.
(Photo source: CCPIT Nanjing Sub-council)