(Focus on the China-ASEAN Expo) The China-ASEAN Expo opens on the 27th: President Xi Jinping will deliver a video speech. The leaders of the seven ASEAN countries and Pakistan will also deliver a video speech

  China News Service, Nanning, November 26 (Reporter Jiang Xuelin) Gao Feng, spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce of China, introduced on the 26th that the opening ceremony of the 17th China-ASEAN Expo and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit will be held in Guangxi on November 27 Held in Nanning.

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a video speech.

Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and director of the Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission, will attend the opening ceremony and other activities.

  Gao Feng introduced Lao Prime Minister Thong Lun, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesian President Joko, Myanmar President U Win Min, Philippine President Duterte, Thai Prime Minister Prayut, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Pakistani President Arif Alvi, and ASEAN Secretary-General Lin Yuhui A video speech will be delivered.

The scene of the news briefing.

Photo by Jiang Xuelin

  Gao Feng made the above introduction at the press briefing of the 17th China-ASEAN Expo and Business and Investment Summit.

He said that for the first time, this year's China-ASEAN Expo adopted a combination of online and offline exhibitions, held a physical exhibition, and simultaneously launched the "Eastern Cloud Expo".

Offline physical exhibitions are mainly domestic exhibitors and foreign companies in China, and overseas merchants mainly participate in "clouds".

  Gao Feng introduced that the total planned area of ​​the physical exhibition of this expo is 104,000 square meters and the total number of booths is 5,400.

Chinese companies use 4,600 booths. Huawei, ZTE, China Southern Power Grid, Huaneng, Datang, Huadian, Taiping Insurance, Pacific Construction, Bank of China and other Fortune 500 and well-known companies have signed up for the exhibition.

There are 574 ASEAN booths.

The “Belt and Road” international exhibition area has 229 booths, covering 22 countries including Pakistan, Japan, South Korea, Australia, India, Iran, France, Italy, and Russia.

There were 1581 exhibitors on the Cloud, 1251 domestic companies and 332 foreign companies.

  This year's expo invites 84 domestic and foreign procurement and investment groups to participate in the exhibition through a combination of online and offline methods. For the first time, it is the first time that 19 ASEAN countries and 10 channels outside the region organize overseas businessmen through the cloud We will negotiate online procurement with Chinese companies.

The competent commercial departments of 23 provinces and cities in China organized nearly 30,000 professional visitors to attend the conference and negotiate.

Various industry organizations, business associations, and market-oriented cooperation channels organized a total of more than 3,000 professional visitors from home and abroad to attend the conference for procurement negotiations, including inviting representatives of companies in China from Europe, the Middle East, South America, Russia, Africa and other countries and regions. Professional international buyers.

  Gao Feng introduced that the important activities of this grand event are of high standard and promote friendly exchanges.

Three commemorative activities will be held during the conference, including the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Myanmar and the 2020 China-Myanmar Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum, the 45th Anniversary of China-Philippines Diplomatic Relations and the 2020 China-Philippines Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum, the 45th Anniversary of China-Thailand Diplomatic Relations and the 2020 China-Thailand Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum.

The International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held a dialogue meeting between China and Southeast Asian political parties.

The theme country Laos will host a series of events such as the Lao Leaders-Chinese Entrepreneurs Dialogue, Laos-China Investment Promotion Conference, and Laos Product Live Promotion Conference.

The specially invited partner Pakistan will hold activities such as national promotion conferences.

  Gao Feng introduced that according to the needs of epidemic prevention and control, the on-site access control function has been strengthened this year. The identity information of passers-by, effective nucleic acid detection information, health green code information and temperature measurement are automatically bound to achieve early warning and traceability, and at the same time to Real-time statistics and dispatch of instantaneous flow of people strengthen management and control.

Strengthen the epidemic prevention and control measures and safety guarantees for exhibition halls, hotels, and key event venues, and do a good job in epidemic prevention and control, medical and health, food and other guarantees in all aspects of travel, check-in, dining, and participation in activities for merchants to provide them with Safe and convenient environment for exhibitors and conferences.

  According to reports, the China-ASEAN Expo "on the cloud" will be online throughout the year in a normal operation.

  Heads of relevant Chinese ministries and commissions, representatives of various provinces (regions, cities), ambassadors of the 10 ASEAN countries and Pakistan to China, as well as the above 11 countries and the specially invited partners of the previous CAEXPO, the embassies and embassies of relevant countries along the “Belt and Road” in China The Consul General of Guangzhou, Commercial Counselors and Consuls, well-known entrepreneurs, and celebrities from all walks of life will participate in this grand event.