The 22nd China International Industry Fair, 2020 under the theme “Intelligence and Interconnection-Empowering New Development of the Industry” was successfully launched on 15th September at the National Convention and Exhibition Center (Shanghai). It had in attendance; Li Qiang, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Committee, Li Xiaohong, President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Gong Zheng, Deputy Secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Mayor, and Xin Guobin, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Both Li Xiaohong, Gong Zheng pointed out that as China’s most influential international industrial exhibition, CIIF has played an important role in linking global industrial resources, built a shared and win-win communication platform for domestic, foreign, online and offline industrial enterprises, and provided an open stage for the science and technology circles and industry. CIIF has also strongly supported the construction of a new domestic and international dual-cycle development pattern and empowered the world’s industrial innovation and development.
Xin Guobin stated that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is committed to, in accordance with the decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, to establish a new development pattern with the domestic cycle as the mainstay and the domestic and international dual cycles promoting each other. Again, with new industrialization as the mainline strengthening practical exchanges and cooperation with other countries, and promote High-quality industrial development.
This year’s CIIF set up a special Italian national pavilion, for the first time an exhibition of innovative achievements of academicians and experts, a concentrated exhibition of anti-epidemic products, and a new online platform “Online Industry Fair”. There will also be special events such as the International Conference on Innovation and the Development of Emerging Industries and the Summit Forum on High-quality Cooperation in the Global Manufacturing Industry Chain.
Source: Shanghai release