The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, in collaboration with the People's Government of Jilin Province, recently organized an event titled "China International Import Expo in Jilin" from March 22 to 24. The theme of this expo was "To Boost Dual Circulation by Introducing More Foreign Investment". This is the first event of the 2023 China International Import Expo (CIIE) held in a place other than Beijing and also the first "Bring in" investment attraction event of the "Year of Investment in China" event series launched by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.
The venue of China International Import Expo in Jilin
With a focus on Jilin's prominent industries, the event aimed to attract enterprises and institutions associated with vehicles, food, equipment manufacturing, and medicine and healthcare to participate in economic and trade negotiations and industrial investment matching conferences. More than 100 Fortune Global 500 enterprises, multinational companies, and international chambers of commerce representatives visited Jilin and attended the event, to engage in discussions and exchanges.
"Our group has participated in the CIIE four times and experienced a 20 percent increase in our business in China from bulk trade to retail products since the first session. Multinational enterprises gathered here to share the vast Chinese market," said Mr. Danilo Escobar Izeli, President of Seara (China and Southeast Asia), a brand of JBS S.A.. Friboi, a beef brand under JBS S.A. from Brazil has been cooperating with Haoyue Group, a reputable local enterprise of Jilin for several years. The two entities signed a strategic agreement during the fifth CIIE to deepen their cooperation.
The National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai will host the sixth edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) from November 5 to 10, 2023.