[Live Updates] China International Import Expo kicks off in Shanghai
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The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is the first-ever import-themed national-level expo and a "trail-blazing" move in the history of international trade development, Chinese President Xi Jinping says when delivering a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the expo in Shanghai.
The world's first import-themed national-level expo opens in Shanghai on Monday. Chinese President Xi Jinping announces the opening of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), which is scheduled for Nov. 5-10.
A total of 172 countries, regions and international organizations from the five continents will showcase their development achievements and international image at the expo. More than 3,600 companies from different countries will hold discussions and seek common development with purchasers from China and overseas.
The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) opens in Shanghai on Monday, November 5, 2018.
China Radio International live broadcast teams are preparing the livecast of the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) on Monday morning at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
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Workers dispatch parcels at a logistics company in Haizhou District of Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 12, 2018. The number of China's online shoppers hit 610 million as of December 2018, up 14.4 percent year on year, as consumer demands continue to grow and the online consumption market further matures in China, according to the latest statistical report on Internet development. Chinese users shopping online accounted for 73.6 percent of China's total online population. Over 592 million people shopped via mobile phones, registering an increase of 17.1 percent compared with December 2017 and accounting for 72.5 percent of the total mobile phone Internet population, according to the report, released by China Internet Network Information Center. The increasing consumer demand for higher quality products and a broader selection of goods and services from sellers have injected new vitality into China's Internet-based shopping sector and further drove its growth in 2018, the report notes.
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