On November 6th, the Belt and Road Trade Fair, a sideline of the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE), was held in Shanghai. CCPIT Chairperson Gao Yan attended the Fair and delivered a speech.
Gao Yan said, our world is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century. In the context of the spread the COVID-19, the Belt and Road Initiative continues to show strong vitality and attraction to other countries. The industrial and commercial community is an important participant, contributor and main force of construction of Belt and Road Initiative. Strengthening practical cooperation among enterprises in various countries is the key to turning the good vision of Belt and Road Initiative into reality. It is hoped that entrepreneurs can utilize this platform to exchange and explore business opportunities, achieving pragmatic cooperation.
Chen Siqing, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Sun Chenghai, Deputy Director of the CIIE Bureau, Sim Tshabalala, Chief Executive Officer at Standard Bank Group Ltd., Zhai Dongsheng, Director of the Belt and Road Promotion Center at the National Development and Reform Commission, and Mario Boselli, President of Italy China Foundation, attended the Fair and delivered speeches.
Jointly hosted by CCPIT and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the Fair attracted more than 500 enterprise representatives from 32 countries and regions to attend the conference. Nearly 300 cooperation intentions were signed and reached, with a total amount of more than 3 billion yuan.