The Great River is surging like a Rainbow-- President Xi Jinping attended the second China International Import Expo
Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, November 6th, by title: the great river is running like a rainbow-- President Xi Jinping attended the second China International Import Expo
Xinhua News Agency reporter
On November 6, at the second session of China International Import Expo in Shanghai, people learned about Zambian honey. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Yin Kui
November 5 evening, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, pavilions water pavilions, simple and quiet.
President Xi Jinping, who has just attended the opening ceremony of the second China International Import Expo, met here with French President Macron, who is here to attend the meeting.
"Shanghai amazed me. I saw China's opening up and future here." President Macron said.
Visitors wait for a taste of Spanish ham at the second session of China International Import Expo in Shanghai on November 6. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Yin Kui
A year ago, President Xi Jinping solemnly promised at the first Expo--
"China has sincerely opened up its markets to all countries. China International Import Expo should not only do it year after year, but also do it at a high level, achieve results, and do it better and better."
A year later, the second Expo arrived as promised, and President Xi Jinping came to the banks of the Huangpu River again.
Hold a welcoming banquet, attend the opening ceremony and deliver a keynote speech, tour the pavilion with the participating foreign leaders, and meet with the heads of state and government concerned. In two days, more than a dozen formal activities, President Xi Jinping based on the present and breaking the plan for a long time, in order to promote the perseverance of economic globalization, declare China's unswerving determination to open wider to the outside world, and inject strong confidence into the world economy. To provide a strong driving force for promoting the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
"the guests from the five continents are welcome, and the benefits of the world are calculated."
Shanghai Bund, wind and cloud meeting. On the evening of the 4th, the Peace Hotel, which has experienced 90 years of vicissitudes, once again witnessed a historic moment.
At the beginning of the Lantern Festival, foreign leaders who came to China to attend the second Expo arrived one after another.
At about 18: 50, President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan came to the guests, shook hands with them one by one, had a cordial conversation, and then walked side by side into the Peace Hall to welcome the banquet.
October 24 drone shot of China (Shanghai) free trade pilot zone in the corner of the new area near Hong Kong. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Ding Ding
French "Life of Love", Greek "accordion", Jamaica "Mango season", Serbia "Beautiful daughter of the Reverend". The Peace Hall on the 8th floor of the hotel is brightly lit and the first classic music from different countries is performed brilliantly, showing the thoughtful enthusiasm arranged by the host.
"from the course of China's development, we deeply realize that if the world is good, China can be good; if China is good, the world is better." President Xi Jinping delivered a speech to guests and friends from all over the world, expressing China's sincere welcome to the guests from all over the world and demonstrating China's sincerity in walking hand in hand with the world.
This is the scene of Science and Technology Innovation Board's first listing ceremony held on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (photo taken on July 22). Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Fang Zhe
Hosting China International Import Expo is a major decision made by China with a view to promoting a new round of high-level opening up to the outside world, and a major measure taken by China to open up its market to the world on its own initiative.
Personally planning, personally proposing, personally promoting, President Xi Jinping put a lot of effort into the Expo. According to the evaluation of the foreign media, President Xi Jinping personally attended the Expo again after the first Expo, showing that he attached great importance to it.
French Louisito Corden-Grantham dry red wine photographed at the French Pavilion at the second Expo on November 5. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhang Yuwei
Over the past year, President Xi Jinping has repeatedly issued important instructions and instructions at home, demanding that the preparatory work at all stages be pushed forward in a down-to-earth manner, ensure that Import Expo gets better and better, and demonstrate China's firm determination to continue to open wider to the outside world.
Over the past year, we have visited overseas, received visits and attended international conferences. President Xi Jinping made use of a number of important occasions to send out invitations to the world and cordially invited guests and friends from all sides to participate in the event.
During the trip to Europe, Italy and France confirmed their participation in the Expo as the host country respectively.
To receive Kazakh President Tokayev and invite Kazakhstan to participate in the Expo as the host country;
From the CICA Dushanbe Summit to the SCO Bishkek Summit, from the second "Belt and Road Initiative" International Cooperation Summit to the G20 Osaka Summit, President Xi Jinping repeatedly promoted the Expo as a cooperative sharing platform to the world.
This is a cashew product filmed at the Tanzania National Pavilion at the second Expo (photo taken November 6). Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Fan Peifu
Golden autumn is the season of harvest. Of the $57.83 billion in intended transactions reached during the first fair, most of the groups completed more than 90 per cent of the contracts, with exhibitors, buyers and consumers receiving tangible benefits.
Thanks to the Expo, Zambian honey was exported to China, Syrian businessmen found a "key market" for Damascus rose products, and hams produced by Spanish food companies were sold out. The world is becoming more and more aware of the prosperity and vastness of the Chinese market.
This is Greek cuisine filmed at the second Expo Greek National Pavilion on November 6. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Wang Nuo
"the Chinese market is so big, you are welcome to come and have a look";
"China will open its arms to provide more market opportunities, investment opportunities and growth opportunities for all countries," he said.
"Trading goods and services, exchanging cultures and ideas, welcoming guests from five continents, calculating the benefits of the world, and adapting to the yearning of the people of all countries for a better life," he said.
On November 6, visitors visited the Greek National Pavilion at the second Expo. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Yu Lan
During the Expo, President Xi Jinping, with sincere words, profoundly explained the essence of China's holding the Expo, demonstrated China's openness, self-confidence and demeanor in the new era, and won wide praise from leaders all over the world.
In the face of unilateralism and protectionism, China has taken the initiative to open its market to the world and inject surging momentum into world cooperation. This kind of mind and responsibility has ignited the enthusiasm of the whole world to go to the "covenant of the East".
The second Expo, with a larger scale and higher specifications, is still "difficult to find" as soon as the enterprise exhibition venues are expanded and expanded again and again.
On November 6, exhibitors displayed Blue Mountain coffee products at the Jamaica National Pavilion at the second Expo. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Fan Peifu
More countries, regions, international organizations and exhibitors participated in the exhibition, with more than 250 exhibitors from the world's top 500 and industry leading enterprises, and more than 500000 buyers and professional visitors at home and abroad. The number of overseas buyers increased from about 3600 last year to more than 7000.
Under the background of Sino-US economic and trade frictions, the number of US exhibitors has also increased from 174 to 192, and the exhibition area has increased from 30, 000 square meters to 47500 square meters, ranking first among the exhibitors, and the strong willingness to cooperate is self-evident.
Many entrepreneurs sigh: the holding of the Expo has broken the prejudice of the outside world against China's international trade status. "China is not only a huge exporter, but also a friendly importer."this year's Expo must not be missed again in any case."
On November 6, staff showed palm oil products at the Indonesian National Pavilion at the second Expo. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Fan Peifu
On the afternoon of the 4th, President Xi Jinping met with Jamaican Prime Minister Holnis, Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis and Serbian Prime Minister Burnabic, respectively, at the Shanghai Dongjiao Hotel.
"foresight", "strong leadership", "heartfelt admiration". During the meeting, leaders of all countries expressed their high appreciation for China's hosting of the Expo.
"China's further opening up of its market to the world will greatly promote the sustainable development of the global economy." China has held an Expo. It has sent a strong signal to promote economic globalization and trade liberalization and achieve mutual benefit and win-win results. "Greece will work with China to safeguard multilateralism.".
On November 6, spectators visited the Russian National Pavilion at the second Expo. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Fan Peifu
"hosting Import Expo is a sincerity of the Chinese side, that is, it firmly supports trade liberalization and economic globalization." President Xi Jinping's words were resounding.
As a mechanized platform, the Expo will be pushed forward. On August 1 this year, more than three months before the opening of the second Expo, the recruitment work of the third Expo has been launched. At present, a large number of enterprises such as Panasonic in Japan have signed letters of intent to participate in the exhibition.
WTO Director-General Azevedo pointed out that China's commitment to further promote economic globalization will not be limited to holding one or two exhibitions, but will be translated into a continuous process. "this is a very positive result."
Foreign media evaluated that the Expo provides a platform for participants on which all exhibitors can show their advantages, establish contacts and business networks, and thus promote trade, market liberalization and economic globalization. And bring well-being to the world, "China has brought light to world trade."
"the door of China's opening up will only open wider and wider."
"the Yangtze River, the Nile, the Amazon and the Danube are rushing forward day and night, and although there will be some back waves, although there will be many dangerous shoals and reefs, no one can stop the momentum of the big rivers galloping forward."
Courageously set up the tide of the times, the pulse of the general trend of history. On the morning of the 5th, at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center, President Xi Jinping, facing more than 1500 guests from political and business circles from all over the world, demonstrated China's firm determination to open up to the outside world, even though the historical trend of economic globalization.
Sonorous and forceful words, as the live television signal is transmitted to all corners of the world--
"standing at a new historical starting point, the door of China's opening up will only open wider and wider."
"China's opening up to the outside world is omni-directional and all-round, and is speeding up the formation of a new pattern of all-round opening up."
On November 6, the future electrified aircraft virtual integration platform of the "Innovation China" unit of the second Expo China Pavilion, spectators are experiencing the simulated cockpit operation of Comac large passenger aircraft. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Wei Hai
In a 29-minute speech, 24 references to "open" were made.
Observers commented that China hopes to tell the world that no trade war will deviate Beijing from the path of reform, opening up, and globalization, and that China's door will not be closed, but will be further opened to the world.
A year ago, at the first Expo, President Xi Jinping expressed the infinite pride of the Chinese nation with the "theory of the big sea" and announced five measures to expand China's opening up to the outside world.
Over the past year, China has kept its word, and the demands made by President Xi Jinping have been implemented one by one, and the promises made have been fulfilled one by one.
On the banks of the Huangpu River, the opening papers are wonderful to write.
Add a new area of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, set up a pilot registration system for Science and Technology Innovation Board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and promote the development of regional integration in the Yangtze River Delta in an orderly manner. President Xi Jinping has all entered the "construction period" of the three-point opening up tasks put forward by President Xi Jinping to Shanghai.
In the land of China, the new trend of opening up is surging forward--
The establishment of a new batch of free trade pilot zones, repeated adjustments of import tax rates, the smooth passage of the foreign investment law and will be implemented on January 1 next year, and further relax the entry conditions for foreign banks and insurance companies. A more open and promising Chinese market has attracted worldwide attention.
Just 12 days before the opening of the second Expo, the World Bank released the 2020 Business Environment report, raising the ranking of China's business environment from 46 to 31, up 15 places.
If the sea accepts all rivers, it will become more and more magnificent.
At the meeting celebrating the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up, it was stressed that "we must persist in opening wider to the outside world." at the second "Belt and Road Initiative" Summit on International Cooperation, it was clear that China will "promote a higher level of opening to the outside world. The fourth Plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee proposed to "build a higher level of open economic system."
Over the past year, President Xi Jinping has seen the overall situation, sought the overall situation, co-ordinated the domestic and international, and continuously promoted a new round of opening up to the outside world, showing his breadth of mind and courage.
"continue to expand the opening of the market", "continue to improve the pattern of opening up", "continue to optimize the business environment", "continue to deepen multilateral and bilateral cooperation", "continue to promote the co-construction of 'Belt and Road Initiative'".
In his keynote speech, President Xi Jinping comprehensively expounded China's major measures of promoting reform, development, innovation, and continuously promoting a higher level of opening up to the outside world with five "continuation."
Observers noticed such a detail: just before the opening ceremony of the Expo, President Xi Jinping cordially met with representatives of the Fortune 500 entrepreneurs who came to the exhibition.
Multinational corporations are important participants, witnesses and beneficiaries of China's reform and opening up. On 19 October, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the first Qingdao Summit of multinational leaders, saying that we welcome global entrepreneurs to invest and start their businesses in China and strive to achieve mutual benefit and create a better future.
A meeting and a congratulatory letter gave "reassurance" to entrepreneurs from all over the world.
Shake hands, take pictures, talk. Wei Sitao, president of the US medical enterprise Varian, lamented that in the current global environment full of uncertainty, President Xi Jinping's words have sent a very positive and stable signal. It has strengthened the confidence and expectations of multinational enterprises on China's economic prospects and market potential; Yamashita, president of Japan's Ricoh Group, was most impressed by China's "optimization of the business environment" and "openness and cooperation."We will soon complete the signing of the third Expo."
"We should work together to make the cake of the global market bigger, the mechanism of global sharing solid, and the way of global cooperation work together with a more open mind and measures. Together, the greater the driving force of economic globalization, the better, and the smaller the resistance, the better. "
Focusing on the interests of all mankind, President Xi Jinping made the strongest sound of opening up and development.
"Building an open and cooperative world economy";
"Building an open and innovative world economy";
"jointly build an open and shared world economy."
During the meeting, guests from all over the world listened attentively, nodded frequently, and applauded many times at the scene.
After President Xi Jinping's keynote speech, President Macron, Prime Minister Mitsotakis, Prime Minister Hornis, Prime Minister Burnabic and other foreign guests delivered speeches one after another.
"China's success story shows that China needs to be open to the world, and the world needs to be open to China." Macron said that China's interests as an important trading partner of all countries, as well as multilateralism, free trade and the multilateral trading system should be safeguarded.
"standing at the crossroads of the world economy and international trade, Serbia and China choose the same path-open cooperation rather than closure, which will lead to peaceful cooperation and common prosperity." Burnabitch said.
"all countries should adhere to the concept of human priority."
"Welcome French enterprises to China, which has a large market."
At noon on the 5th, in the French Pavilion of the Exhibition Hall of the National Convention and Exhibition Center, President Xi Jinping issued a sincere invitation in the face of more than 20 French entrepreneurs surrounded by him. President Macron warmly invited President Xi Jinping to taste French red wine and beef food. "French beef and red wine are very popular in China." President Xi Jinping said.
After attending the opening ceremony of the second Expo, President Xi Jinping toured the pavilion with the participating foreign leaders.
On November 6, spectators visited the countdown display screen of the "Beautiful China" unit of the China Pavilion at the second Expo. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Wei Hai
Tanzania cashew nuts, Greek cuisine and art, Italian wine, Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee, rum cake, Indonesian palm oil, Russian new helicopters and cars, dazzling.
President Xi Jinping walked and watched and talked with the leaders of various countries to understand the situation of many venues along the way.
Developed countries, developing countries, least developed countries. 360000 square meters of pavilions, more than 3800 enterprises participated in the exhibition, while as many as 64 countries participated in the national exhibition, covering five continents.
As if a metaphor, the "four-leaf clover" shape of the National Convention and Exhibition Center, closely linked to all parts of the world.
"in today's world, with the in-depth development of the global value chain and supply chain, you have me and I have you, and the economic integration of various countries is the trend of the times." Opening up and cooperation, fate and sharing, President Xi Jinping's words speak out the big logic behind the holding of the Expo. The establishment of the Expo platform has become another vivid practice for China to promote the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind.
The membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has increased to 100, the number of countries signing the "Belt and Road Initiative" cooperation document with China has increased to 137, and the number of international organizations has increased to 30.
One after another has the important influence international public goods arises at the historic moment, injects the strong positive energy into the great change which the world has not had in a hundred years.
"Chinese civilization has always advocated the harmony of the world and the harmony of all nations." In his keynote speech at the opening ceremony, President Xi Jinping explained China's world outlook in this way.
At the Expo, such a "coincidence" means a lot:
Prior to the opening ceremony, President Xi Jinping took photos with media representatives from foreign think tanks attending the "70 years Community of China Development and a shared Future for Mankind" forum, foreign ministers and heads of delegation attending the small WTO Ministerial Conference. And the background board of the group photo happens to be two sides of a wall.
Just as the concept and practice are just like the two sides of the same coin, the idea of building a community with a shared future for mankind is inseparable from the concrete action step by step, and from the active participation in global governance.
From the Beijing meeting of APEC leaders to the Hangzhou summit of G20 leaders, from the BRICS leaders meeting in Xiamen to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Qingdao Summit and the China-Africa Cooperation Forum Beijing Summit, From the "Belt and Road Initiative" International Cooperation Summit Forum to China International Import Expo. A series of major home events have become shining business cards for China in the new era, reflecting the glorious process of China's participation and leading in global governance.
Patrol to the China Pavilion, in the future electrified aircraft virtual integration platform, President Macron enthusiastically sat into the large passenger plane of Comac to simulate the cockpit operation.
Taking off from Beijing Daxing International Airport, flying over the Great Wall and landing at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, President Xi Jinping smiled and said, "if you practice more skillfully, I will take your plane again." Humorous words, cause everyone to laugh.
Before the countdown to poverty alleviation, President Xi Jinping told world leaders: "our poverty alleviation is calculated by hours, minutes and seconds."
World leaders expressed their heartfelt admiration when they learned that China has reduced poverty by more than 10 million people a year over the past few years.
"China is willing to share its experience with other countries and jointly build a community with a shared future for mankind without poverty and common development." President Xi Jinping stressed.
Innovate China, Open China, Beautiful China, Happy China. President Xi Jinping and leaders of other countries stopped at the China Pavilion to explain from time to time. Feeling the great achievements made in China's development in the past 70 years, the leaders of various countries have thought about China's road, read the Chinese concept, and praised the Chinese plan.
"judging from the long lens of history, China's development belongs to the great cause of the progress of all mankind." President Xi Jinping said.
The Huangpu River is constantly flowing, and the spring tide of opening up is rolling forward.
Facing the world, facing the future, here the tide is flat and the sea is wide, the wind is strong enough to sail! (reporters Jiang Wei, Liu Hua, Zhao Chao, Sun Yi, Yao Yujie)