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The 5th China International Import Expo posts fruitful results
SHANGHAI, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

The 5th edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), which concluded 
on Thursday, was hailed as another fruitful event as the value of intended 
deals reached during the six-day expo increased 3.9 percent from the previous 
year to $73.52 billion. Sun Chenghai, deputy director-general of the CIIE 
Bureau, described the expo as a "successful, splendid and fruitful" one at a 
news conference on Nov 10.

Jinbao, mascot of the China International Import Expo, welcomes visitors from 
all over the world. (Photo: Liu Tianyang)
This year's CIIE, like previous editions, comprised a business exhibition, the 
Hongqiao International Economic Forum, a country exhibition, as well as a slew 
of supporting activities and people-to-people and cultural exchanges programs. 
As of 12 pm on Nov 10, the expo had received about 461,000 visitors.

This year's CIIE attracted participants from 145 countries, regions and 
international organizations. More than 2,800 enterprises, including 284 of the 
world's top 500 enterprises and many industry giants, gathered to showcase 
their products and services at the business exhibition. About 90 percent of 
them were repeat exhibitors.

The fifth CIIE also welcomed 39 trade missions and nearly 600 sub-trade 
missions. More than 600 intended deals were reached at 82 project signing 
ceremonies. A total of 293 cooperation intention agreements involving $5.9 
billion worth of products and services were signed at trade and investment 
matchmaking conferences during the expo. The number of technologies, high-tech 
products, and innovative services debuted at the 5th version was 438.

This year's online country exhibition enabled 69 countries and international 
organizations to display their scientific and technological achievements, 
culture and art. The online exhibition saw 59 million visits, more than the 
previous edition.

The Hongqiao International Economic Forum, which included 24 parallel sessions, 
invited high-profile government officials, Nobel Prize laureates, academicians, 
senior executives of industrial pacesetters from home and abroad to discuss 
global openness, with the RCEP and Higher-level Opening-up, and the Release of 
World Openness Report 2022 being among the highlights.

This year, international organizations such as the United Nations Industrial 
Development Organization and the United Nations Population Fund organized 
forums for the first time and helped expand the global influence of the 
Hongqiao Forum.

The e-CIIE 2022, a digital platform new to the expo, drew 368 companies from 
the intelligent industry and information technology sector to showcase their 
latest products, and had more than 600,000 visits.

A new exhibition area was set up this year to demonstrate China's opening-up 
achievements over the past decade.

The area that hosted the expo's cultural exchange activities was a record high 
32,000 square meters. More than 700 institutions from around the world, a 
year-on-year increase of 16 percent, attended these activities.

A 12,000-sq-m long-standing exhibition was set up to showcase the cultural 
exchange of 10 provinces, autonomous regions and provincial-level 

Troupes from the Hong Kong Special Administrative 
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expo for the first time.

About 100,000 square meters of exhibition space for next year's CIIE has 
already been booked. Be sure to secure your booth of the 6th CIIE at:

Contact:Ms. Cui Yan


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