The CCPIT Annual Meeting 2020 was convened in Beijing on February 2nd. The meeting, following the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, thoroughly implementing the principles of the Party’s 19th National Congress and the second, third, fourth and fifth plenary sessions of the 19th Central Committee, and earnestly putting into practice the arrangements of the Central Economic Work Conference, reviewed the annual performance of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) in trade promotion during 2020, and deployed key tasks for 2021. CCPIT Chairperson Gao Yan delivered the keynote speech at the meeting, which was moderated by Vice Chairman Lu Pengqi.
The meeting concluded that in the past year, CCPIT achieved good coordination between pandemic control and the high-quality development of trade promotion, did solid work to ensure stability on the six fronts and security in the six areas, actively performed its duties, tackled difficulties with courage, deepened reform and boosted innovation, achieved new progress and new results in trade promotion, and made positive contributions to stabilizing the economic fundamentals and taking new steps in opening-up.
The meeting emphasized that CCPIT’s goal for 2021 is to improve working style and focus on implementation. CCPIT should align its thoughts and actions with the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech and the Party Central Committee’s arrangement, deepen understandings of new situations and new requirements, continue to shoulder new responsibilities, deepen reform on a higher starting point, advance opening up and provide service at a higher level, construct new development paradigm with a promising beginning and a new look, and celebrate the Party’s 100th anniversary with excellent performance.
CCPIT’s leadership, the secretary general of the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), heads of CCPIT departments and divisions, and high-level officials of CCPIT subordinate organizations attended the meeting. The meeting also invited officials from the working group of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the PRC National Supervisory Commission in the PRC Ministry of Commerce as well as from the fourth cadre division of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.