China News Agency, Beijing, June 18 (Reporter Zhang Daozheng) Chen Chunjiang, Director of the Department of Trade in Services and Commercial Services of the Ministry of Commerce of China, stated on the 18th that as relevant epidemic prevention and control measures are gradually implemented, all parts of China are actively promoting the resumption of exhibition industry. Resume business.

Statistics and monitoring data of the exhibition industry of the Ministry of Commerce show that from January to May 2021, there will be a total of 1,210 exhibitions in China, a year-on-year increase of 3.3 times.

The average occupancy rate of the exhibition hall was 11.7%, a year-on-year increase of 8.3%.

  On the same day, a special press conference for the opening of the National Convention and Exhibition Center (Tianjin) was held in Beijing.

The Ministry of Commerce of China and the Tianjin Municipal Government jointly announced that after Guangzhou and Shanghai, China's third National Convention and Exhibition Center will be opened in Tianjin.

This will strongly promote the development of China's convention and exhibition industry.

  Chen Chunjiang said that from a national perspective, the development of the exhibition industry presents the following characteristics: First, the number of exhibitions and exhibition area have maintained rapid growth; the exhibition industry has been growing steadily since March this year, and the momentum of recovery is good.

Second, the scale of the exhibition has further increased; in May, the number of large-scale exhibitions with a single exhibition area of ​​more than 10,000 square meters accounted for 54.1% of the total exhibition volume, accounting for more than 50% for three consecutive months; among them, the Yangtze River Delta, the Pearl River Delta, and the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei large-scale The number of exhibitions ranks among the top three in the country.

Third, online and offline integration has increasingly become a new development trend in the exhibition industry.

  "The exhibition industry is an important part of the modern service industry and an important platform for building a modern market system and an open economic system; my country's exhibition industry has become a leading industry and basic industry that promotes the high-quality development of the national economy." Chen Chunjiang said Under the conditions of normalized prevention and control of the epidemic, accelerating the recovery and development of the exhibition industry is of great significance for stabilizing employment and stabilizing the basic market for foreign and foreign investment and promoting local economic development.

  The first exhibition to be held at the National Convention and Exhibition Center (Tianjin) from June 24 to 27. The Green Smart Building Expo is a foreign-related economic and technological exhibition that implements record management. The total exhibition scale is 210,000 square meters. "Building Science Conference" main forum and series of sub-forums.

  Ren Hongbin, Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Commerce of China, said that China's exhibition industry has ranked first in the world in terms of number and scale, and it is a veritable major country in the exhibition industry.

The Ministry of Commerce will take the opening of the National Convention and Exhibition Center (Tianjin) as an opportunity to work together with the Tianjin Municipal People’s Government to support the holding of various domestic and international trade and investment conventions and exhibitions in Tianjin, and promote the expansion and strengthening of the National Convention and Exhibition Center (Tianjin). Optimize the strategic layout of the national convention and exhibition industry, and promote the building of a strong convention and exhibition country.