Introduction to Expo Central China
Basic Information upon Expo Central China
Central China Investment and Trade Exposition (referred to as “Central China Expo”, approved by the State Council, is an important international economy and trade exchange and cooperation platform co-sponsored by Ministry of Commerce and other more then ten Ministries and Bureaus and the People’s Government of six provinces in Central China, which is a significant measure for implementing the Rise of Central China Strategy. Six Expos have been held in six provinces of Central China since the first Expo Central China was held successfully in Hunan Province in 2006, which has a far-reaching influence at home and abroad and is highly praised by clients and customers. This Expo is the beginning of the second round. Expo Central China will be held in alternate system instead of application system from this Expo according to the decision made by Ministry of Commerce and held in turns as per the sequence of the first round. Therefore, the second round of the Expo starts from Hunan province.
The First Expo: Changsha City, Hunan
The Second Expo: Zhengzhou City, Henan
The Third Expo: Wuhan City, Hubei
The Fourth Expo: Hefei City, Anhui
The Fifth Expo: Nanchang City, Jiangxi
The Sixth Expo: Taiyuan City, Shanxi
Opening up and Development in Central China enters a new stage.
Since the implementation of the Rise of Central China Strategy made by the central authorities, six provinces in Central China seize the opportunity and strive to accelerate development actively, positively and innovatively and show development vigor, which presents a good situation, such as economic growth fast and rapidly, social progress and prosperous and progress comprehensively and improving people's livelihood. Through rapid development in 11th Five-Year Plan and the good beginning at the 12th Five-Year Plan, Central China's status is upgraded in China regional development pattern and Central China has entered into a new stage toward fast development and a new step towards rising quickly and completely, being a new start for transformation. As an international economy and trade exchange platform for implementing the Rise of Central China Strategy, Expo Central China has been held in Central China alternately since it was held successfully in our province in 2006, which has obtained a high reputation from clients and customers at home and abroad and had a profound influence, thus playing a vital role in Central China development.
Characters of the 7th Expo Central China
Date: May 18 to May 20, 2012
Venue: implementing “1+3” program, i.e. Changsha City (Main Venue); Zhuzhou City, Xiangtan City, Zhangjiajie City (branches); all in Hunan Province
Theme. “Open-up Rising, Green Development” is the theme of the 7th Expo Central China. Open-up Rising means we will take reform and opening-up as a powerful force to speed up transformation of economic development pattern, focus on expanding opening-up and utilize this Expo platform so as to attract foreign investment, undertake international industry transfer, speed up the step of “going out” strategy, develop inland open economy and improve international level of Central China. Green Development means we will take “Two Oriented Society” construction as a focus to speed up transformation of economy development pattern to push forward to form industry system, production mode, consumption pattern, technical means and institutional mechanism in favor of “Two Oriented Society” construction through the Expo, improving the coordination between economic and social development and population, resources and environment.
Size. The 7th Expo Central China will invite about 10, 000 important guests and merchants including VIPs such as Party and state leaders, domestic and overseas political leaders, executives from World’s Top 500 Enterprises and China’s Top 500 Enterprises, executives from international financial institutions and so on.
The main contents and events
Hosting city——Changsha City
World Chinese Business Leader Summit
Laser fireworks (entertainment) gala
Summit forum of 2012
The symposium between the six provinces of Central China and multinational companies
Hosting city should be Changsha (excluding the stated)
Development forum of new energy and new material industries
The seminar of the application and prospect of cooperation of the world clean fuel technology in Central China
Seminar of the cultural creative industries
cooperation forum between China and Africa Xiangtan City
China (Changsha) IOT application and wisdom city forum
Tourism Investment Symposium Zhangjiajie City
Mayor forum on sustainable development of year 2012-Conversations between mayors and multinational company Zhuzhou City
Seminar on optimization of the domestic outlay of the international business contacting on the international orders in the east-central-west area
Promotion activities of five Central provinces
Promotion conference upon green development of Hunan province
Investment and trade exhibition
Hosting city-Changsha City
Six central provinces and Hong Kong and Macao regional exhibition
Financial service industry exhibition
Energy saving and emission reduction and security products exhibition
International pop cultural creative industry boutique exhibition
Thematic exhibition of China’s Internet of things
Transnational retail enterprises exhibition
Tourism industry exhibition
New energy auto and large engineering machinery exhibition
Hunan characteristic commodity fair
New energy car exhibition
Other provinces, cities and autonomous regions of exhibition
Hosting place—Introduction to Hunan Province
Situation of Hunan Province）
Hunan is located in central south China. It lies to the south of the famous Dongting Lake, hence got the name Hunan, which literally means south of the lake in Chinese. It is also called Xiang for short, named after its longest Xiang River. Hunan is also situated between south open costal areas and the Yangtze River opening areas. Hunan has access to important rivers and seas while linking up adjacent provinces. It has a modern integrated transportation network, including convenient railways, highways, airlines as well as shipping ways.
Hunan province is rich in natural resources, known as the custom that if "both Hunan and Hubei provinces have good harvests, then Chinese people would have enough food to eat", it is famous for “its flourishing rice and fishes”. Grain, cotton, oil plants, ramie, tobacco and pork are ranked at the forefront of China, among them, the yield of grain has been the first in China for many years, slaughter of pigs, flue-cured tobacco and grain is ranked at the second, fourth and sixth in respective. Hunan is abundant in mineral resources, with complete mineral species, is the famous place of "nonferrous metals" and "non-metal minerals".
Hunan province owns complete industrial system. The output of nearly 30 kinds of industrial products in Hunan has reached the top 10 in China. And it has basically formed 10 top advantaged industrial clusters and 77 industrial parks with primary scale and various features. Emerging industries with strategies develop well, these fields such as machinery, petrifaction, non-ferrous metals, food and electronic information are listed as the industries with RMB hundreds of billions Yuan, and accordingly, state-level high-tech industrial development zone, economic development zone and export & processing zone have reached 10 already. Its service industries have achieved rapid rising in business trade, logistics, animation, publishing and tourism and so on, and the matching service capability of industry development is also stronger.
In recent years, Hunan province vigorously promotes the construction of the “Four modernizations Two Types” and its economy maintains steady and rapid growth. In 2011, the province's GDP was about 1.9635 trillion Yuan, achieving an increase of 12.8%; per capita income of urban and rural residents was respectively 18,844 Yuan and 6563 Yuan, increasing 13.8% and 16.7% respectively. Investment, consumption and exports coordinated to promote the economy. Investment in fixed assets exceeded trillion and reached 1.14 trillion Yuan, achieving an increase of 28%; social retail goods reached 680 billion Yuan, increasing 17.8 percent; imports and exports totaled $ 18.6 billion, achieving an increase of 27%.
Hunan’s comprehensive science and technology strength ranks among the first level in China. There are more than 40 academicians, 24 national (ministerial) key laboratories and 12 national engineering technology research centers in Hunan Province. A group of science and technology achievements have reached the international advanced level and domestic leading level, including Galaxy-series supercomputers, maglev trains, carbon/carbon composite materials, hybrid rice, and so forth. The contribution rate of science and technology to Hunan’s economic growth rate is 52%. It has rich human resources. The number of college students and postgraduates takes the second place in Central China.
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