On November 4, the Fourth China International Import Expo (CIIE) and Hongqiao International Economic Forum was kicked off in Shanghai. President Xi Jinping attended the opening ceremony by video and delivered a keynote speech entitled Let the Breeze of Openness Bring Warmth to the World, emphasizing that China will unswervingly uphold genuine multilateralism, unswervingly share market opportunities with the rest of the world, unswervingly promote a high-standard opening up, and unswervingly safeguard the common interests of the world.
Liu Andong, Deputy Secretary of Party Committee and General Manager of Sinosteel Corporation, attended the opening ceremony at the National Exhibition and Convention Center(Shanghai), listened to President Xi Jinping's keynote speech, participated in the high-level forum on the 20th Anniversary of China's Accession to the WTO, and discussed openness and cooperation with friends from all walks of life.
After attending the event, Liu Andong presided the sub-trading delegation of Sinosteel to study relevant spirit of the general assembly at the first time. All participants stated that President Xi Jinping's keynote speech provided profound insight into the profound changes in the world economic landscape, made important assertions on the global development trend, and shared with the world his thoughts and ideas on economic globalization and global economic governance, reflecting a global vision, showing international thinking and manifesting the sense of responsibility as a major country. Sinosteel should adhere to the principle of extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits in all aspects, continuously promote the sharing of key resources, and contribute wisdom and strength to the development of economic globalization.
China International Import Expo serves as the world's first national exhibition with the theme of imports. Holding the expo has become a new link between China and the rest of the world, and a new window for countries to share China's huge market. By participating in the expo, many enterprises around the world have gained more market opportunities, investment opportunities and growth opportunities. It is understood that the expo has six exhibition areas, with a total exhibition area of 366,000 square meters, a total of 58 countries and three international organizations to participate in the national exhibition and nearly 3,000 exhibitors from 127 countries and regions to debut the enterprise exhibition, and number of countries and the enterprises was more than that of the previous session.