China’s Ministry of Commerce invites Taiwan firms to participate in 5th CIIE, sharing development opportunities
Published: Jul 22, 2022 10:24 PM

China's Ministry of Commerce and the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council held a promotion meeting on Thursday for Taiwan enterprises, extending an invitation to participate in the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) and share development opportunities.

The meeting is aimed at promoting the trade and interpreting investment policies of the mainland to support the economic integration and development between the mainland and Taiwan. 

China's Vice Minister of Commerce, Sheng Qiuping, said during the meeting that the mainland will continue to expand high-level opening up to provide more conditions for economic and trade exchanges and cooperation between the mainland and Taiwan.

Long Mingbiao, deputy head of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said that offices at all levels will continue to support Taiwan firms to address difficulties, help them engage in the "dual circulation" to expand the global market based on the mainland and achieve better development with the integration of the country's new development pattern.

According to Xinhua News Agency, a total of 35 enterprises from the island of Taiwan participated in the fourth CIIE last year, covering various fields including food and agricultural products, consumer goods, biotechnology, medicines and health care, trade services, as well as technology and equipment.

The fifth CIIE will be held on-site in Shanghai between November 5 and 10 this year. Currently, exhibitors from all over the world have actively signed up for the trade fair. The world's top 500 companies and industry leaders have continued to favor the fair and the number of registrations has exceeded 250, Xinhua reported.