On March 29th, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade held a press conference. Yu Jianlong, Secretary General of the China International Chamber of Commerce, said that the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the China International Chamber of Commerce and the World Chamber of Commerce will jointly hold the “Belt and Road” trade and investment forum in Beijing on April 12, 2018. More than 600 representatives of Chinese and foreign participants, including the leaders of the government departments along the “Belt and Road” and related international organizations, well-known entrepreneurs, experts and scholars, will discuss and discuss issues related to “One Belt, One Road” trade and investment.
With the theme of “freeing up potential and sharing the future”, the forum will set up topics such as financing and trade, and smooth trade. It will be composed of the opening ceremony, plenary session, special seminars, and corporate communication. The purpose of this forum is to focus on cooperation, project-oriented, to promote the concept of “One Belt, One Road”, strengthen political and business dialogue, promote Sino-foreign linkage, and build consensus on cooperation, and invite domestic and relevant countries and relevant international organizations to focus on industry, education and research. In-depth discussions were held on important topics such as capital flows, e-commerce development, local cooperation and third-party market expansion.
Secretary Yu Jianlong introduced that in recent years, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the China International Chamber of Commerce have actively participated in the construction of the “Belt and Road” to promote the “Belt and Road” initiative to guide all work, and carefully organize and guide the Chinese business community to participate in the “Belt and Road” international cooperation. Established more than 50 bilateral industrial and commercial cooperation mechanisms and 8 multilateral regional cooperation mechanisms with countries along the route, initiated the establishment of the Silk Road Business Council, formed a multi-bilateral business cooperation network covering countries along the route, and held a series of exhibition forums for countries along the route. Organize large-scale entrepreneurial delegations to visit and negotiate with countries along the route to help Chinese enterprises explore trade and investment opportunities. At the same time, strengthen commercial legal services, issue and issue more than 11 million certificates of certificates of origin and business certificates for countries along the route. Actively promote trade facilitation.
In addition, 12 professional committees corresponding to the International Chamber of Commerce were established, and a working framework for comprehensively docking the business of the International Chamber of Commerce was established. Experts from various fields were selected to work in the International Chamber of Commerce and various professional committees to represent the Chinese business community in relevant rules and practices. Etc. A series of initiatives have significantly enhanced the CCPIT, China International Chamber of Commerce to serve the government, serve the community and speak of industry and commerce.
Li Baoqing, deputy general manager of China Datang Corporation, chairman of the China Council of the Silk Road Business Council, introduced the participation of the China Council and the Group of the Silk Road Business Council in the construction of the “Belt and Road”. Li Baoqing said that the main task of the Silk Road Business Council is to build a platform for consultation and dialogue between the industrial and commercial circles along the “Belt and Road” to promote and expand economic and trade cooperation along the “Belt and Road” countries, and provide trade and investment opportunities for enterprises from all countries. Suggestions and appeals, while assisting companies to solve problems encountered. In the next step, the China Council of the Council will carry out a series of activities to actively promote exchanges and cooperation between domestic enterprises and the countries and regions of the “Belt and Road” countries and regions.