Original title: 57 billion 830 million dollars! The first fair has made fruitful purchases.
Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, Nov. 10 (Reporters Yu Jiaxin and Zhou Rui) The first China International Import Fair closed on Nov. 10. The purchase of the Fair was fruitful. According to a year's total, a total of 57.83 billion US dollars were purchased.
This is a news conference held by reporters from the closing news briefing. The Expo is the first national-level exhibition with import as its theme so far in the world, and it is a great pioneer in the history of international trade development. Against the background of the rise of protectionism and unilateralism, hosting the Expo is a major initiative for China to open its market to the world, and is also a practical action for China to promote the construction of an open world economy and support economic globalization.
Sun Chenghai, deputy director of China International Import and Exposition Bureau, said that among the 5.78 billion US dollars in intentional turnover, smart and high-end equipment exhibition area had the highest turnover of 16.46 billion US dollars, followed by food and agricultural products exhibition area with 12.68 billion US dollars, automobile exhibition area with 11.99 billion US dollars, medical equipment and health care Exhibition area with 57.66 billion US dollars. US$3.33 billion; US$3.37 billion in consumer electronics and household appliances; US$3.37 billion in apparel and consumer goods; US$3.24 billion in trade in services. In addition, the total number of countries along the "one belt and one road" plan was $4 billion 720 million.
With the theme of "New Age, Sharing the Future", the Expo attracted 172 countries, regions and international organizations. More than 3,600 enterprises participated in the exhibition. More than 400,000 domestic and foreign purchasers came to the Expo to discuss purchasing. The total area of the exhibition reached 300,000 square meters. As of 12 noon on November 10th, the total number of entries reached 800 thousand.
At the first Hongqiao International Economic and Trade Forum held on May 5, a parallel Forum on "Trade and Opening", "Trade and Innovation" and "Trade and Investment" was held. In addition, the Hongqiao international financial media and think tank forum was held in the same period.
Experts said that behind the fruitful achievements of the Expo, global enterprises are optimistic about China's 1.3 billion-strong population market and the prospect of further opening up to the outside world. Expanding imports will further promote the transformation and upgrading of Chinese enterprises, better promote high-quality development and meet people's needs for a better life. (finish)
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