The 21st China-Western International Investment and Trade Fair, jointly organized by the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Water Resources, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and the People’s Government of Chongqing, grandly opened at the Panda International Expo Center on 25th May 2018.
Present at the opening ceremony were Chen Miner, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Party Committee, deputy secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Committee of the CPC, Tang Liangzhi, mayor of the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government, Gao Yan, deputy minister of the Ministry of Commerce, and Vice Minister of Water Resources Lei Mingshan, vice chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. Lu Pengqi, Director of the Standing Committee of Chongqing Municipal People’s Congress Zhang Xuan, Chairman of Chongqing Municipal Political Consultative Conference Wang Wei, Long Jiangchun, Member of Standing Committee of Guizhou Provincial Party Committee, Zunyi Municipal Party Committee, Zhao Haishan, Vice Mayor of Tianjin Municipal Government, and Vice President of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region , Zhu Hexin, vice governor of the Sichuan Provincial Government, Gao Shuxun, member of the Yunnan Provincial Party Committee, Zhang Shizhen, vice governor of the Gansu Provincial Government, Tian Jinchen, vice governor of the Qinghai provincial government, Li Dongyu, vice chairman of the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Wang Fu, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Chongqing Municipal Committee, and Wang Fu Vice Mayor of the Municipal People’s Government Liu Guiping.
Star Combo Pharma (S66 Pharmaceuticals) was invited as a key exhibitor from Australia, and was introduced as a research and development, production, sales and distribution company on health product by the Expo organizers. When interviewed by reporters from prominent Chinese broadcasting station CCTV, Star Combo Pharma Director, Star Zhang, said, “The health industry is the future, I hope to bring our brand Living Healthy to China within a year or two,” he said with a smile.
At the Expo forum, leaders of national ministries and commissions as well as domestic and foreign guests, including Chongqing Mayor Tang Liangzhi, agreed that accelerating the construction of inland highlands is a major opportunity. The forum stressed the need to actively broaden and open channels, to be internationally-oriented, optimizing an open environment for market vitality.