The Movement in Autumn-- the second China International Import Expo Tour
Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, November 10th, by title: music in Autumn-- the second China International Import Expo Tour
Xinhua News Agency reporter
The late autumn in Shanghai is golden, with sycamore swaying and ginkgo biloba dancing.
This is a harvest season-6 days, the cumulative intention to close $71.13 billion! The second session of China International Import Expo Wanshang gathered at the end of the 10th, one by one "take advantage of the fun, satisfied and return," the story played the most beautiful movement of the golden autumn;
This is another sowing season-this year, the "better and better" Expo, the exchange of goods and services, the exchange of culture and ideas, planted is the seeds of openness, cooperation and win-win.
"China will open its arms to provide more market opportunities, investment opportunities and growth opportunities for all countries to achieve common development."
Lean on the water of the Yangtze River and face the Pacific Ocean. The Expo is not only the story of China, but also the story of the world.
Grand occasion-- welcoming the visitors of the five continents for the benefit of the world
With the oriental wind, the story of the Huangpu River has a long flavor.
In the crowded food and agricultural products exhibition area of the Expo, Liu Jun, president of Cargill China, is busy receiving customers.
"the Expo is like a catalyst and booster, giving us a bigger platform to showcase products and images to the world." Liu Jun said that the company's global president flew to Shanghai for 50 hours of "blog time" and signed a contract of more than $3 billion.
"the Chinese market is so big that you are welcome to come and have a look."
President Xi Jinping's words at the opening ceremony were sincere and friendly, and the frame became an unforgettable memory of many people about the Expo:
In the pavilion, buyers and exhibitors are racing against the clock to negotiate; sign indoor, applause, smile, handshake, witness a harvest of orders; Outside the pavilion, the mascot "Jinbao" is surrounded by group photos of businessmen from all over the world. The symbol of the Expo in the sun is particularly bright.
May 2017, Yanqi Lake, Beijing. President Xi Jinping proposed to hold China International Import Expo for the first time at the "Belt and Road Initiative" International Cooperation Summit Forum. A year ago, the first Expo was successfully held in Shanghai, and now it has ushered in the second session of "getting better and better."
From Beijing to Shanghai, from Yanqi Lake to the Huangpu River, President Xi Jinping personally planned, personally proposed, personally deployed, personally designed, and personally promoted the Expo. It demonstrates China's sincerity and commitment to take the initiative to open up its markets to the world and share opportunities with other countries.
The Huangpu River, witnessing the vicissitudes of Shanghai, is now telling the story of China's opening up in a new era.
100000, 150000, 200000. Walking into the monitoring center of the office building of the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center, the monitoring screen of the whole wall clearly shows the bustling splendor of the venues, and the number of people jumping at the top reflects the number of people entering the pavilion in real time. On the 6th, 227000 people visited the pavilion, making it the largest one-day passenger flow since the pavilion was completed.
China sets up the stage and the world sings in chorus. This year's Expo attracted 181 countries, regions and international organizations to participate in the exhibition, more than 3800 enterprises, more than 500000 domestic and foreign professional buyers participated in the exhibition. As of noon on the 10th, a total of more than 910000 people entered the venue.
360000 square meters of giant exhibition area, enterprise exhibition venues expand again and again, still "one difficult to find", the world's top 360000 and industry leading enterprises more than 250, "invisible champion" and other high-quality small and medium-sized enterprises competing to appear;
The world's thinnest insulin injection needle, "Taurus" sister "Gemini" gantry milling machine, surgical robot, photodiscoloration contact lenses, original ecological food from five continents and so on a large number of "specialized sharp special" exhibits.
"in the past, we only participated in professional exhibitions and never participated in comprehensive exhibitions, but after participating in the exhibition last year, our market share in China increased by 20%. This year, we have brought full-chain products covering the fields of optical technology, medicine and manufacturing. " Said Xie Lei, chief operating officer of Carl Zeiss (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd.
Under the background of Sino-US economic and trade frictions, the number of US exhibitors has 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.
Huangpu River, Tongjiang River and Dahai reach a consensus to mark a new height of win-win global cooperation.
More than 500 pages of the journal were opened, and more than 380 supporting activities, such as policy interpretation, display of new products, docking and signing, attracted attention. The second Hongqiao International Economic Forum, with its full agenda, attracted more than 4000 delegates to give advice to the revival of the world economy.
It is precisely that peace, not confrontation, and advocating free trade and multilateralism rather than unilateralism and protectionism have always adhered to such breadth and responsibility. China has firmly organized the Expo, moved the world, and ignited its enthusiasm for going to the "covenant of the East."
"the use of tariff weapons and jungle laws will not solve the problems facing the world today. It is not France's choice, nor is it Europe's choice." French President Macron expressed the consensus of the dignitaries of the participating countries.
"History shows that no matter how far apart, as long as we take the first step bravely and persist in walking in the opposite direction, we can find a way to meet and know each other and develop together, and move towards a happy, peaceful, harmonious and beautiful distance."
At this moment, the words made by President Xi Jinping more than two years ago have even more far-reaching implications. Colorful autumn, rich fruit, this is an opportunity for China, but also an opportunity for the world.
Agitation-- Open making Innovation for Sail
The flow of capital, technology and products from the economies of various countries into the vast sea of China's economy is bound to stir up new waves and give birth to new opportunities.
Macron warmly invited President Xi Jinping to taste French red wine and beef food at the French pavilion; Birmingham, Australia's minister of trade, tourism and investment, fried steak himself; and many foreign executives became "salesmen". They all show their recognition of the big Chinese market with practical action.
No one wants to miss such a huge Chinese market-"China's imports of goods and services are expected to exceed $30 trillion and $10 trillion respectively over the next 15 years." This set of data announced at the first Expo has aroused boundless longing.
Lighthouse-this is the French L'Or é al Group Chairman Agnes eyes of the Expo. "China today is a veritable 'country of opportunity'."
Grand Bazaar-this is the Expo in the eyes of Anglo, Turkish Consul General in Shanghai. He said that Turkish enterprises brought dried fruits, beverages, daily necessities, household appliances and other commodities, expressing the hope of deep ploughing the Chinese market.
Window-this is the Expo in the eyes of Agatha Hai, Director-General of the Federation of Indian Export organizations. "Indian companies not only show products to China, but also show made in India to the world."
In the eyes of guests of different colors and languages, a consensus is clearer: the Expo, the first event in China, is becoming a big platform for global mutual benefit and sharing the future.
On the premise of opening up, there are unlimited prospects for innovation between China and foreign countries.
The robot uses both hands to sensitively separate and dispose of garbage such as bread, paper cups and plastic bags.
"going to the Expo should give people a feeling that their thinking is very enlightening." Gu Chunyuan, president of ABB Group Asia, Middle East and Africa in Switzerland, said that Huawei has provided chip modules for the artificial intelligence waste sorting system, which uses a number of cutting-edge technologies, such as edge computing and deep learning.
Switzerland's industrial accumulation, robotics, coupled with China's application scenarios, digital technology, in the Expo has taken place a wonderful chemical reaction, which is the charm of the Expo.
Where the market is, innovation is where it is. Coco hand sanitizer, intelligent anti-snoring pillows, folding screen cell phones, "telescopes" that can monitor body temperature. A series of new products and technologies have become the wind vane of future development and innovation.
According to preliminary statistics, 391 new products, new technologies or services were first issued in the world or mainland China, which was higher than that of the first time.
With cooperation as the engine, China and foreign countries join hands to inject confidence into the world economy--
"Today's trip, tomorrow's prosperity"-the United States Mars Company booth with eye-catching slogans. In addition to launching new products, Mars has also demonstrated digital innovations, such as using face recognition to recommend proprietary products that suit consumers' tastes.
"China is our second largest market in the world and is the most critical driver of the company's future." Grant Reed, president of Mars, said.
Nearly 1.4 billion people, the largest middle-income group in the world. In line with people's yearning for a better life, at the three-day supply and demand meeting, 1367 exhibitors and 3258 buyers from 103 countries and regions held "one-to-one" negotiations and reached 2160 transaction intentions to "contribute to the upgrading of Chinese consumption."
Travel through various venues, "in China, for China", "create for China", "innovate the future, resound through the county". Through the slogans of the exhibitors, the ever-transforming Chinese economy is creating more opportunities for the world.
Integration-- the Great Harmony of the World and the Harmony of all Nations
At noon on the 6th, the world's largest Chongqing hot pot, 10 meters in diameter, opened in the open-air exhibition area of the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center. In the steaming Chinese mandarin duck pot, it is the hairy belly of New Zealand.
Eat hot pot, paper-cut show, buckle production, zither appreciation. One of the major innovations of this Expo is that we can experience more than 170 "intangible cultural heritage and Chinese time-honored brands" display projects.
The economy and culture of all kinds of countries are like rivers returning to the sea, merging out new stories at the Expo.
Here, feel the integration of the global industrial chain--
The Expo is a vivid portrayal of economic globalization.
Niuren Motor Co., Ltd. put the global debut of the two latest electric models at the Expo. The design and R & D team is concentrated in Los Angeles, the United States. The parts come from all over the world, and China will become its manufacturing base.
Italian Faraday brought Asia's first show of the latest model of high-speed patrol boats, behind the star products is the strength of Weichai overseas brands;
American company Varian has brought the Asia-Pacific first intelligent radiotherapy platform, the hardware is "made in Beijing", the software system is "global wisdom", the future of this machine is expected to go from China to the world.
In today's world, the in-depth development of the global value chain and supply chain, you have me, I have you, the economic integration of various countries is the trend of the times.
Here, feel the spark of cultural blending--
With regard to tea, the East and the West have different cultures.
In the Burmese National Pavilion, many people tasted pickles made of tea-"Burmese traditional ready-to-eat ginger pickled tea". In the Brazilian National Pavilion, the unique Madai tea attracts many people to taste fresh.
German enterprise Fowick has brought a new product specially customized for the Chinese market-intelligent tea art machine, although it is a German "core" but can highly restore the color and flavor of "Chinese tea";
Colorful because of exchanges, rich because of mutual learning.
At the Expo, this mix is often staged in the Central Square: piano performance in France, followed by a small three-string performance by the Yi people, a rock band in Latvia, Shao opera in Zhejiang, yoga performances in India, and competitive dragon dance in Shanghai.
As Jamaican Prime Minister Holnis lamented, the distance between the teeth is far away, and although the population, stage of development, and culture of the two countries are different, they will not become an obstacle to communication.
Here, play the Symphony of Destiny and Cooperation--
Villagers crossing the Himalayas in the Rumble region of northern Bangladesh have received good news:
At the Expo, the jute handicrafts they weave will enter the "6 days + 365 days" perennial display trading platform to better achieve "exhibits into commodities."
At the booth, the head of the exhibitor Dada Company wrote on the red cloth overnight in Chinese and Bengali: "praise for the enthusiasm and friendship of the Chinese people."
Zambia's honey is exported to China, Rwanda's chili peppers enter the Chinese e-commerce platform. At the Expo, 171 enterprises from 40 least developed countries came to participate in the exhibition, covering an area of more than 3500 square meters.
The advocacy of "jointly building an open and shared world economy" is not only the essence of the Expo, but also a consensus. Just like the theme banner exhibited by Dell Technology Group in the United States: "in the same boat 'technology', not less than Chinese Dream."
Moving forward-- the Pentium of Rivers is unstoppable
2019 new Iveco car, 200kg Italian imported dough. Shanghai Yangshan Port has become a witness to the entry of many overseas goods into the Chinese market through the Expo.
Port, like a door to the Expo, connects China and the world.
At the Expo, many of the exhibits were shipped to China via the port of Piraeus. The largest port in Greece, which was once in trouble, has come back to life as a result of "Belt and Road Initiative".
"when the rest of the world thinks Greece has no investment value, Chinese companies are still boldly investing in Greek infrastructure, and the port of Piraeus is a success story."
Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis told the story of Port Piraeus at the Expo: "We and China not only have a glorious history, but will also work together to create a better future."
The port is the end and the starting point.
This Expo has come to a successful conclusion, but the story continues.
At the end of his trip to Bo, Vladimir, head of the planning department of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is still busy, preparing to attend a three-day wine fair in Pudong, Shanghai.
Zhejiang Yiwu, not far from Shanghai, will hold a half-month autumn exhibition of Yiwu Import Fair on November 13, with more than 450 enterprises from 40 countries and regions participating in the exhibition.
It has been found that this year's Expo is different from last year: the National Pavilion will be extended for eight days after the Expo, the "high-end" Expo will be accessible to ordinary people, but also let the "Jin Bo effect" continue to spread.
As early as August this year, the third Expo recruitment work has been launched, more than 230 enterprises have signed up, including the world's top 500 and leading enterprises more than 80.
The rotations of various exhibitions are the latest footnotes to "Welcome and have a look" and cast a vote of confidence in China's economy, which is "bound to be brighter."
Move on, the story of China's reform and opening up is even more wonderful--
"continue to expand the opening up of the market", "continue to improve the pattern of opening up,"continue to optimize the business environment,"continue to deepen multilateral and bilateral cooperation," and "continue to promote the co-building of 'Belt and Road Initiative'." China's commitment to the Expo has inspired the world.
During the Expo, the State Council issued "opinions on further making good use of Foreign Capital", proposing to continue to reduce the negative list of foreign investment access in the national and free trade experimental areas, and speed up the process of opening up the financial industry. Optimize the policy of foreign investment in the automobile field. China has run out of the "acceleration" of opening up.
With an open mind, there is room for rivers and seas.
Ferrero wants to double sales in China in the next five years. Amway announced that it will invest $200 million in digital construction in the Chinese market over the next five years. Italy's Delon Group said it will invest in China for a long time to grow with the Chinese market. Multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has upgraded its Shanghai R & D platform to a global R & D center. As exhibitors ploughed deeply into China, the "advance effect" was constantly magnified.
Continue to move forward, the road of win-win cooperation is broader--
On the eve of the opening of the Expo, the 15 members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement have concluded the negotiations as a whole, and New Zealand and China have formally concluded the negotiations on upgrading the free trade agreement.
During the Expo, China and France signed a number of cooperation documents involving aerospace, nuclear energy and other fields, and a series of regional and inter-country practical cooperation advanced sonorously.
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."
On the closing day of the Expo, President Xi Jinping left for Greece for a state visit and will attend the 11th BRICS leaders' meeting in Brasilia.
The east wind rises, the river Pentium.
Starting from this autumn, the "never end" Shanghai Expo will perform a new splendid performance. (reporters Jiang Wei, Han Jie, Wang Min, he Xinrong, Yu Wenjing, Zhou Rui, Chen Weiwei)