The World Seeks Common Development
With the approval of the China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the 5th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) hosted by the China Overseas Development Association (CODA, also known as the China Industrial Overseas Development & Planning Association) and China Development Bank (CDB), will be held at the Beijing Exhibition Centre on 3-4 December 2013.
The theme of the 5th COIFAIR is “Investment, Cooperation and Responsibility: The World Seeks Common Development”. It will offer an effective and robust forum for communication and collaboration. During the COIFAIR, public figures from all sectors of industry, as well as from the investment, financing, government and professional services sectors, can meet, interact with and seek partners for investment opportunities, paving the way for Chinese companies to implement the “going abroad” strategy. At the same time, it will be a special opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with CDB and the other financing agencies as well as gaining their uttermost project financing support. Moreover, the COIFAIR will focus on developing new forces for economic growth, creating favorable conditions for global development and optimizing global production through international cooperation.
The Advantage of the 5th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR)
1. Strongly Supported by National Ministries
The 5th China Overseas Investment Fair is strongly supported by National ministries, such as National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The national leaders from State Council will be invited to attend the fair and the leaders from NDRC and Ministry of Commerce will be invited to deliver a speech by then. COIFAIR is fully guided by the Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment, NDRC and the local NDRC will actively organize their local enterprises to participate in the fair. As always, COIFAIR will also get support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Agriculture, etc.
2. Highly Involvement of China Development Bank and Other Financial Institutions
As the co-host of the COIFAIR, China Development Bank (CDB) will actively support and fully engage in the preparing work for the fair by making full use of their 154 overseas liaison offices to promote the COIFAIR and inviting promotional institutions worldwide to participate in the fair. Also, CDB will provide project financing services during the fair and all the participators will have opportunities to have one-on-one meetings with CDB as well. Additionally, some other financing institutions, such as Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China and China Mingsheng Bank, will participate in the fair as the co-organizers and provide financing support to Chinese enterprises investing overseas.
3. Enterprise Exhibition Hall debute in the 5th COIFAIR
The enterprise exhibition hall will be setting up at the first time, covering all industries with four core sectors: Energy (including Clean Energy), Equipment Manufacturing, Service (including Finance and Insurance) and Art & Culture, More than 200 membership enterprises from CODA will set up booths by then. Also, CDB will organize their branch banks from local provinces and regions to participate in the fair. Up to now, the Organizing Committee has sent invitations to 12,000 Chinese enterprises and more than 5,000 entity enterprises, and most of them have replied with participation planning. In this case, this fair will become an effective and robust connection platform for overseas investment between enterprises exhibition hall and regional exhibition hall.
4. Focus on the effect and benefit of the exhibitors
In order to understand the requirements of the participators, the specific staff group is established by the Organizing Committee already. According to the projects information from exhibitors, pre-matching potential cooperating enterprises、negotiating with exhibitors during the fair and feedback conducting after the fair are the main obligations of this staff group, which will ensure the utmost win-win cooperation for both parties.