China-Eurasia Expo, Urumqi, Xinjiang

Date: 2 Sep - 7 Sep 2013
Location: Urumqi, Xinjiang, China
Start Date: 2 Sep 2013 09:00
End Date: 7 Sep 2013 17:00
Document: 2013_09_2-7_china-eurasia_expo__urumqi__xinjiang

Urumqi, Xinjiang:

The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is located in the northwest border area of China. Xinjiang province is 2000 km long, and 1650 km wide, which makes it 1/6 of the total land area of China.

Xinjiang province borders numerous countries such as, Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. It has a boundary line of more than 5600 km, which makes up 1/4 of the total land boundaries of China. Most importantly, Xinjiang holds the most number of ports opening China to the world.

The Third China-Eurasia Expo:

The Expo will be held in Urumqi, Xinjiang, from September 2nd - 7th 2013. Currently, 33 countries and 10 multinational companies have confirmed their participation in the Expo.

Ministers and officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Central Bank, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Public Information, Department of Customs, will be present. In addition, representatives from over 20 countries have been invited to attend the various forums that will take place during the week. For example, countries such as Malaysia, Italy, Hungary, Austria, UK, Netherlands, and Uruguay have confirmed to hold trade and investment promotion events.

In addition, the United Nations Industry Development Organization (UNIDO) will hold a "Green Silk Industries Cooperation Forum" to discuss greater cooperation amongst nations to adopt green energy alternatives in industrial activities. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNSCAP) also plans to hold a “Regional Workshop on Asian Energy Highway” to discuss regional energy interconnectivity and power transmission.

Furthermore, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Bank for International Settlements, the World Bank (WB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other prominent international economic organisations from eight neighboring countries have been invited to attend the Financial Cooperation forum and other related forums.

The following activities will be held during the Expo:

2nd Sept

Opening ceremony of the 3rd China-Eurasia Expo & the China-Eurasia Economic Development and Cooperation Forum

2nd - 7th Sept

Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Science and Technology, People’s bank of China, Ministry of Industry and Information, Ministry of Agriculture and other ministries, commissions and authorities will host a series of forums and seminars, which include:

  • SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Business Day
  • News Ministers’ Forum
  • Science and Technology Cooperation Forum
  • Information China-Eurasia Regional Telecommunications Exchange and Cooperation
  • Forum
  • Financial Cooperation Forum
  • SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Food Security Symposium
  • Central & Southern Asian Chambers and Associations Cooperation Forum and
  • Chinese and Foreign Culture Week
Business opportunities for the following sectors:
  • Tourism
  • Logistics
  • New energy
  • Petrochemical
  • Machinery
  • Agriculture
CBBC programme agenda:
  • 1st Sept Arrival in Urumqi
  • 2nd Sept Attend Third China-Eurasia Expo Opening Ceremony as well as main forum; attend reception lunch/dinner organized by local government
  • 3rd Sept Meeting government official in the morning and learn local industry development; match making with local enterprises in the afternoon
  • 4th Sept Visit key industry and site visit to development zone
  • 5th-7th Sept Attend trade show (as per UK companies request)

Cost & Registration

The programme is open to all UK companies, who will be expected to cover their own expenses, including travel and accommodation.

Find Out More

If you are interested in joining the delegation, please contact Kyle Wang kyle.wang@cbbc.org.cn or Tel: +86 28 86656793 in our Chengdu office.

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