The 14th Western China International Fair
Venue: New International Convention & Exposition Center, Chengdu
Date: October 23-27, 2013

Western China International Fair

Established in 2000, Western China International Fair (hereinafter referred to as the WCIF) is co-hosted by 16 national ministries/commissions, including the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, 12 provinces (autonomous regions and one municipality) in Western China, and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. It is organized by Sichuan Provincial People’s Government.

This state-level international expo event has been successfully staged for 13 sessions. Several Chinese state leaders, hundreds of leaders of foreign countries as well as heads of international organizations have attended the fair in previous years.

After 13 years development, WCIF has served as an important platform in the Western region for investment promotion, trade cooperation and diplomatic service, as well as the biggest portal and most significant platform for the opening-up of Western China.

The 13th WCIF, held in September 2012, covered an exhibition area of 200,000 m2. Companies from 55 countries and regions, 28 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) as well as Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps exhibited in the 120,000 m2 main venue. 1,590 investment projects were signed, with a total volume exceeding 1 trillion Yuan, up 11.4% year on year. Trade turnover reached 256 billion Yuan, hitting a new peak in WCIF.

The 14th WCIF will be held during October 23 to 27, 2013 in Chengdu, China. This WCIF will attach more importance to internationalization, Western China specialized competitive industries, large companies and enterprise groups. The fair includes a series of key and special events, such as opening ceremony, the 6th Western China International Cooperation Forum, the 7th Conference on Investing in Western China cum Ceremony for Signing Economic Cooperation Contracts, the 2013 Western China International Sourcing Fair, the 8th EU-China Business and Technology Cooperation Fair, and the 4th Western China Financial Forum.


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