22nd China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT)

22nd China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT):
Chongqing Investment and Trade Cooperation Dialogue

September saw the the 22nd China International Fair for Investment and Trade(CIFIT) in Xiamen host the Chongqing Investment and Trade Cooperation Dialogue.

As part of this series of events, 23 participating enterprises and institutions from Beijing, Tianjin, Fujian and Guangdong signed 14 cooperation agreements with a total investment of 6.425 billion yuan, covering big data, e-commerce, food, biotechnology and other fields.

The fair focuses on high-level opening up and international investment cooperation. It involves  themes such as the green, low-carbon and digital economy, high-quality construction of "the Belt and Road", multlateral economic and trade cooperation, and cross-straits economic and trade exchanges, as well as expanding the public platform for international investment promotion.

During the 4th Western China International Fair for Investment and Trade (WCIFIT), Chongqing Municipal Commerce Commission and its partner in Xiamen began cooperating on the creation of this type of event between the two major investment and trade exhibitions. In order to increase cooperation between Chongqing and Xiamen, Chongqing held a conference during the Fair to strengthen complementary resources and experience exchange.

As the host province for this year's CIFIT, in addition to inviting companies to join the fair, Chongqing used the event as an international investment and trade platform to interact with international business and promote the development advantages of Chongqing. In the Cooperation Dialogue, Chongqing Municipal Commerce Commission introduced the overall business environment and development advantages of the municipality, Yuzhong District introduced the construction of an international consumption-driven city, Chongqing Economic Development Zone illustrated the industrial advantages of building a green low-carbon demonstration area and developing a digital economy, and areas such as Shapingba District, Jiulongpo District, Fuling District, Wushan County were tasked with communication and connecting with the participating businesspeople.

Source: Chongqing Daily