Explore Chinese Business Opportunities in Expo Central China



UK companies are invited to join a delegation for attending the 10th Central China Investment and Trade Expo from 17 to 19 May, 2017 in Hefei, Anhui Province. Following the successful visit of CBBC delegation to Anhui Trade and Investment Expo in October 2016, this visit will provide a great opportunity for UK companies to explore the fast developing and new emerging markets in the Central China (including six provinces – Shanxi, Henan, Anhui, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi).
The event is organized by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), State Administration for Industry (SAIC), China National Tourism Administration, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC), China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), China Federation of Industrial Economics and the governments of the six provinces in the Central China. Mr. Jeff Astle, CBBC’s Executive Director will be leading the delegation.
By joining, UK companies will be able to: 
Reach senior government officials by joining the meetings arranged by CBBC with Anhui Government and other provinces in Central China
Meet prominent Chinese companies in your sector
Explore the new development horizon alongside the national strategies including the Belt and Road Initiatives, the Yangtze River Economic Belt Initiative,  the “Rise of Central China” policy, the Free Trade Zones as well as many business opportunities  in the area.
Key sectors
Advanced Manufacturing
Retail / E-Commerce
Agriculture, Food and Beverages
Transportation , Logistics and Infrastructure
Biopharmaceuticals and Healthcare
Financial and Professional Services
May 16th 
Afternoon: Arrive at Hefei and check-in hotel (details to be  provided later)
May 17th 
Morning: Opening ceremony and keynote forum (with attendance of state leaders from the Chinese government)
Symposium for multinational corporations (by invitation only)
Meeting on investment environment of Central China and potential project cooperation
May 18th
Morning: Roundtable meeting with Hefei Government (TBC)
Afternoon: Meeting with senior officials of Central China provinces (TBC)
Note: On the day, there will also be break-out sessions on finance, creative, retail & e-commerce, tourism, and healthcare sectors
May 19th
CBBC delegation accompanied visit to Ma’an Shan
Back to Shanghai in the evening
The delegation is open and free to all CBBC’s corporate members. For UK companies which are non-CBBC member, there is a registration fee of RMB 2,000 per company payable to CBBC in advance of the event.
As part of this official delegation, local hotel accommodation for up to 2 staff per each company will be provided free of charge during the Central China Expo. All the attendees are expected to cover other expenses on your own.
Please be advised to register as early as possible to grab the limited places for this large event. The organizer will allocate your registration on a “first come first served” basis.For registration and enquiry, please contact us at above address.


Event Details

Start date: 2017-05-17

End date: 2017-05-19

Venue: Hefei, Anhui Province

Directions: Hefei, Anhui Province

Phone: 021 3100 7900 ext.137; 021 3100 7900 ext.137

Email: christy.zhang@cbbc.org.cn; junchao.zhang@cbbc.org.cn

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