[Live Updates] China International Import Expo kicks off in Shanghai

Updated: 2018-11-05 10:40:19
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China will give better play to the important role of Shanghai and other regions in opening up, President Xi Jinping says.

"The Chinese economy is a sea, not a pond." "Storms can overturn a pond, but never a sea," President Xi Jinping says.

China will push forward multilateral and bilateral cooperation in pursuit of development, President Xi Jinping says. 

A fully optimistic attitude can be held toward the prospects of China's economic development, President Xi Jinping says.


China will speed up the exploration of the building of free trade ports with Chinese characteristics, President Xi Jinping says.

Chinese President Xi Jinping says that every country should strive to improve their own business environment and solve their own problems.

Chinese President Xi Jinping says that China's imported goods and services are estimated to exceed 30 trillion U.S. dollars and 10 trillion U.S. dollars, respectively, in the next 15 years.

Chinese President Xi Jinping says that China's initiative to expand imports is not a makeshift, but long-term consideration of embracing the world and future while promoting common development.

Chinese President Xi Jinping says that China will not close its door to the world and will only become more and more open.

All countries should uphold the principle of inclusive development and shared benefits, in order to realize common development, Chinese President Xi Jinping says.
All countries should stick to innovation and accelerate the transition with traditional growth drivers being replaced by new ones, Chinese President Xi Jinping says.
All countries should be committed to opening-up and oppose protectionism and unilateralism in a clear-cut stand, Chinese President Xi Jinping says.

Economic globalization is an irreversible historical trend and provides strong momentum for the world economic development, President Xi Jinping says.


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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