Press Releases Information session on China International Import Expo (CIIE) on March 16, 2018

Information session on China International Import Expo (CIIE) on March 16, 2018

In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018. The first CIIE will be held in the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from November 5 to 10, 2018 and is hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of the P.R. of China and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government.

CIIE is the first state-level expo globally which focuses on imports and serves as a powerful expression of its Belt and Road Initiative. The following sectors will be represented in CIIE:

• High-end intelligent equipment;
• Consumer electronics & appliances;
• Apparel, accessories & consumer goods;
• Automobile; food & agricultural products;
• Medical equipment & medical care products,
• Trade in services (tourism, education, emerging technologies, culture, creative design,
and service outsourcing).

In order to better understand the opportunities for Belgian companies to participate in CIIE, we are pleased to invite you to an information session organized by the Chinese embassy in Belgium and supported by the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce(BCECC) on March 16, 2018 in Brussels.


09:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:05 CIIE Video
10:05-10:20 Keynote Speech by H.E. Mr. Qu Xing, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Belgium
10:20-10:40 Keynote Speech by Mr. LI Jinqi, Director General of China Foreign Trade Center

10:40-11:00 Q&A
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:35 Speeches by Belgian and Chinese representatives
12:35-14:30 Reception


Tangla Hotel Brussels
Avenue E. Mounier 5
1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert


Registration is free of charge but mandatory. Please register before March 12, 2018.                    

Looking forward to meeting you there!

Bernard Dewit


Before March 12, 2018

Contact details: 
Tel: +32 2 345 25 54
Address: Avenue Louise 279 Louizalaan B287.2, B-1050 Brussels

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