The CCPIT Work Meeting 2021 was held virtually in Beijing on January 15th. The meeting was guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, fully implemented the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Plenary Sessions of the 19th CPC Central Committee, earnestly carried out the deployment of the Central Economic Work Conference, summarized the 2020 trade promotion work and deployed key tasks in 2021.
Gao Yan, Secretary of the Leading Party Members' Group and Chairperson of CCPIT, conveyed the address and instructions of Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on the work of trade promotion and made the work report. The meeting was hosted by Lu Pengqi, member of the Leading Party Members' Group and Vice Chairman of CCPIT.
The Meeting pointed out that, faced with complicated international and domestic situations, especially with the severe impact of COVID-19 in 2020, the national trade promotion system has comprehensively implemented the requirements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, coordinated the disease prevention and control and the high-quality development of trade promotion work, made solid efforts to ensure ‘six priorities’ and stability in six areas for steady economic momentum, achieved new progress and results in trade promotion, and made positive contributions to the growth of China's foreign trade and utilization of foreign investment despite all negative factors.
The Meeting emphasized that 2021 is the first year of the implementation of the “14th Five-Year Plan” and the start of a new journey to fully build a modern socialist China. It also marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC. Thus, the trade promotion work should be based on the new development stage, follow the requirements of the new development pattern where domestic economic cycle plays a leading role while international economic cycle remains its extension and supplement, continue strengthening and improving services to enterprises, foster a favorable business environment, prepare well for the participation work of Dubai World Expo, actively participate in the reform of the global economic governance system, promote a higher level of opening-up, in order to achieve a good start of the “14th Five-Year Plan” and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the party with excellent achievements.
Representatives from CCPIT’s branches of provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps and vice-provincial cities, sub-councils of industries, and CCPIT’s all departments and affiliated agencies attended the meeting at both the main venue and branch venues. Several representatives from different branches made exchanges and speeches.