CHENGDU, China, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Western China International Fair Import and Export Expo and Western China (Sichuan) International Investment Conference ("Expo" or "Conference") will be held in Chengdu from September 15 to 18. According to relevant principals of Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs, the Expo gathers abundant high-quality exhibits around the world, enabling visitors to shop for global products there.
Gathering superior products
The Expo will display competitive industries and superior resources in an advantageous environment. Additionally, a dazzling array of hot products will fulfill visitors' desires.
The Expo attracts exhibitors from different countries and regions and gathers superior products from around the globe, including local characteristic exhibits such as dairy products, cosmetics, jewelry, household goods and small home appliances, German high-end kitchenware brands and home appliances, French skin care and make-up products, fashionable dresses from Japan and South Korea, Italian wine, Belgian ice cream, New Zealand milk powder, Brazilian coffee, Ghanaian ebony, honey of Queensland, Australia, Belorussian chocolate, Thai fruit, imported mother and baby products and drinks & food. A batch of representative cross-border e-commerce platforms such as YZGGG.com will help visitors shop for global products at the Expo. Besides, characteristic activities such as Extreme Sports Show, Children's Equestrian Show and lucky draw will be held at the same time to meet demands of different visitors.
Attracting international attention
The Expo takes advantage of resources of the Western China International Fair (WCIF), keeps moving in an international, professional and market-oriented direction, focusing on opening-up and development, highlights key competitive industries and strives to build a platform for economic exchange and cooperation.
The Expo has attracted more attention from the world. Many countries have attached greater importance to the exhibition platform, highlighting pillar industries and characteristic goods and strengthening the promotion of superior resources and development environment.
As of now, 39 countries and regions have applied for the exhibition, representing a dramatic increase compared with the last session. Distinctive exhibition activities in varied forms will be carried out. During the Expo, thematic exhibitions will be held, including the 3rd Anniversary Exhibition on JETRO-Sichuan Strategic Cooperation Agreement and the Exhibition for the 20th Anniversary of Establishment of Hong Kong SAR Government. In addition, seven countries and regions such as Iceland, Morocco, UAE and the Philippines, 11 Pacific Islands and Taiwan will promote local tourism and characteristic airline services.
Serving the opening-up strategy
The Expo works well with globalization, mainly focusing on countries along the Belt and Road, highlighting key competitive industries of Sichuan Province and boosting the economic exchange and cooperation in all aspects.
Based on abundant resources and industrial advantages of Sichuan, relevant departments and cities (prefectures) directly governed by Sichuan organize industries and enterprises to exhibit products from fields such as aerospace, electronic information, equipment manufacturing, intelligent manufacturing, biological medicine, rail transit, new energy, new material, tourism & health, Sichuan's technological achievements, international cooperation projects, international technology transfer, park construction and inspection and quarantine.
The exhibition area for China (Sichuan) Pilot Free Trade Zone will vigorously promote supporting facilities for foreign trade, financial service, logistics and settlement policies of the free trade zone. The parallel-import car exhibition area will fully display the results regarding logistics development of Sichuan's ports and the development trend of parallel-import car industry. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China International Business Branch will focus on promoting featured businesses serving the Belt and Road Initiative. Sichuan Promotion Association for the Belt and Road Initiative will organize high-end medical device display for countries along the Belt and Road.
Organizing the exhibition more professionally
The Expo is more professional in layout of exhibition areas, covering industrial cooperation, commodity trade and trade in service. Domestic and overseas governmental agencies, industrial organizations and industrial and commercial enterprises will participate in relevant exhibition activities based on their needs.
The purchase-supply matchmaking exhibition will be focused on. Based on key categories of exhibits, targeted domestic and overseas purchasers will be invited to participate in the exhibition, including importers and exporters, supermarkets and malls, investment organizations, e-commerce platforms, agents and industrial associations. The main forum of the purchasers' conference has set a record in terms of scale. Representatives from more than 10 countries will attend.
The special purchase-supply matchmaking conference will be held according the requirements of exhibitors to organize "point-to-point" exchange and "face-to-face" discussion in a targeted way, thus to boost practical economic and trade cooperation. The Expo fully reflects the concepts of green and environmental protection. Recoverable and recyclable materials will be utilized to build functional areas so as to reduce the building cost and avoid wasting of resources.