Mianyang Organizes 100 Companies to Participate in the First China International Import Expo

to Promote ˇ°Mianyang Madeˇ± Commodities

(Reporter: Xie Yan) Recently, the reporter learned from the Municipal Bureau of Commerce that the First China International Import Expo will be held in Shanghai from November 5 to November10 this year. Under the unified arrangement of the Provincial Department of Commerce, Mianyang will organize 100 enterprises to participate in the Expo and present ˇ°Mianyang madeˇ± products to the whole country and the world, in a bid to expand the influence of Mianyang brands.

It is understood that in May 2017, President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China would hold the China International Import Expo from the year of 2018. The total exhibition area of the First China International Import Expo, including the national investment and trade exhibitions that do not conclude deals, and the business exhibitions that conclude deals, exceeds 240,000 square meters. It is expected to organize 150,000 domestic and foreign purchasers. Sichuan province will attract investment at the Expo mainlyin the form of government investment, supplemented in the form of market-based investment. The departments of Sichuan government will set up trading groups and trading sub-groups to organize Sichuan-based enterprises to go to the Expo for match making, negotiation, procurement, promotion, signing and so on. In light of the exhibit setting of the exhibition area of the Expo, Sichuan province will mainly focus on such key areas to attract investments as smart and high-end equipment, consumer electronics and home appliances, automobiles, apparel and accessories, consumer goods, food and edible agricultural products, high-end medical equipment, bio-medicine and health care products, emerging technologies, service outsourcing, innovative designing, culture and education, tourism services, to name but a few. The key investors include import trade enterprises, wholesale and retail enterprises, various trading centers, dealers, E-commerce business enterprises, manufacturing and service enterprises,end users, and institutions and companies in such fields as medical care, education, scientific research, culture, tourism and sports.

In accordance with the unified deployments and arrangements of the provincial government, Mianyang is actively preparing for the early stage of the investment-attracting work. It strives to present suchˇ°Mianyang madeˇ± commodities with Mianyang characteristics as high-end equipment and consumer electronics products at the booths of the First China International Import Expo to the whole country and the world, in a bid to polish the brands of Mianyang.