The Press Conference for China Import Expo, Kunshan (CIE) 2014 was held in Beijing on May 6. Vice Chairman of the CCPIT Zhang Wei attended the conference and delivered a speech. Head of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Commerce Ma Minglong, Secretary-General of the CCOIC, Deputy Director of Foreign Trade Development Department of Ministry of Commerce Jia Guoyong, Vice Chairman of the CCPIT Jiangsu Sub-council Ma Haining, Vice Mayor of Kunshan Shen Xiaoming and journalists from 66 media organizations were present. Vice Secretary-General of the CCOIC Xiong Xunlin hosted the conference.
Zhang said, the CIE has been held twice with remarkable achievements and brand effect. It plays a positive role in expansion of imports, promotion of balanced development of trade and industrial restructuring and upgrading, and expansion of domestic demand. The CIE was approved by the State Council to be a national professional import platform co-hosted by Ministry of Commerce, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government. in 2013. This year its scale will adds to 80,000 square meters.
Zhang said the CCPIT and CCPIC has always attached great importance to the preparation of the CIE and lists it as an annual key project with its powerful resources to ensure its effectiveness and professionalism. In order to expand its international influence, the CCOIC will hold The Third World Business Leaders (Kunshan) Conference & the Second ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum, ICC Asia-Pacific Advisory Group meeting and ICC G20 Policy Advisory Group Meeting.
Ma Yinglong briefed the basic situation, background and significance of the CIE as well as the programs to be held. He believed the CIE, with the support of the organizers, provincial government and media, will become a wonderful and memorable event.
Journalists asked their questions. Then Zhang Wei was interviewed exclusively by Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation.