Recently, it was learned that in terms of the physical exhibition of the 18th CAEXPO, the exhibition scale will be the same as that of the previous session, about 102,000 square meters. At present, arrangement for the exhibition is ongoing. The functions of the On-line CAEXPO are more complete, which is operated throughout the year.
According to Wang Lei, secretary general of the CAEXPO, the exhibition area of the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor is 2,600 square meters, a year-on-year increase of 47%. Chongqing, Guizhou and other provinces, regions and cities along the corridor will display the achievements, key projects, advantageous industries and other business opportunities related to the construction of the corridor as a whole after they started to participate in it. It has also set up a special exhibition area of financial opening portal for ASEAN and will hold a series of economic and trade activities such as the promotion meeting of China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone. A total of 26 high-level forums will be held, including 17 sessions, covering RCEP, industrial chain, production capacity and other fields. This year, it is planned to also adopt a new mode of introducing retail chain stores into the exhibition, with the exhibition area of 5,000 square meters. The Sinopec’s gas station retail store that has covered the whole country is expected to participate in the exhibition.