2014 witnesses the first year to implement the spirit of the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and overall intensify the reform. To carry out government’s strategic planning thoroughly and overall promote reform of the economic system and construction of new-type urbanization, “2014 China (Shenyang) International Urban Development Supplies Procurement Expo & the First International Mayor’s Summit on New-Type Urbanization Development” is about to launch from June 5th 2014 to June 8th 2014 in Liaoning Industrial Exhibition Hall after the ratification from relevant departments.
Introduction of the Expo
The first expo is a large-scale exhibition activities ratified by government of Liaoning province, organized by the Foreign Affairs Office of Shenyang Government, World Cities Scientific Development Alliance (WCSDA), United World Chinese Association (UWCA), American Friends Service Committee (AFSC）, Sister Cities International (SCI), Liaoning Province Federation of Industry and Commerce and Liaoning Provincial People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and co-organized by Chinese Government Innovation and Management Research Center and New-Type Urbanization Development Promotion Association, Liaoning Province Federation of Industry and Commerce.
Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning, is the political, economic, cultural, military, industrial, technological, financial, business and trade center in northeast of China; the biggest city in northeast China; one of Chinese transportation junction; one of Chinese communication center and one of Chinese top 10 cities. During the period of the Twelfth Five-year Plan, Liaoning government put forward the Shenyang economic zone area development strategy that settles Shenyang as the center; focuses on accelerating regional economic integration process and promotes the overall revitalization, innovation and development of Liaoning as China’s old industrial bases.
One of the reasons of choosing Shenyang as the host city of this expo lies in its representative status of Chinese northeast region cities. Besides, new-type urbanization construction in this region is getting off the ground, and is in need of advanced ideas and techniques of international corporations and a well-founded communication and corporation platform. So it is a good chance to invite overseas sister cities, corporations and organizations to attend this expo, work together with Chinese cities and corporations to contribute to Chinese new-type urbanization construction comprehensive development, build an international platform for communication and interaction, provide international experience and advantage recourses for the industrial transformation of Chinese northeast old industrial bases and improve the brand image and regional influence of Shenyang to service for the harmonious development in Northeast China.
The security development and wisdom construction have become a heated issue aroused international concern. The theme of this expo is “Focusing on safety and development of cities, creating regional and international cooperation”. The total exhibition area is proximately 20,000 square meters, with nearly one thousand stands mainly divided into 6 parts including overseas city exhibition area, Chinese city exhibition area, Chinese corporation exhibition area, overseas corporation exhibition area, Chinese organization exhibition area and international organization exhibition area. Government delegation of cities, corporations, industrial organizations from home and abroad are invited to this expo. The expo would create a comprehensive communication and service platform for attracting information, promoting productions, sharing information, releasing techniques and business negotiation. With more than 200 predicted institutes attending in, the expo is supposed to build a linkage in Northeast China, attract cities, corporations and famous social institutes from home and abroad to attend in each activity in the expo.
Over 30 overseas countries and regions have confirmed to attend the expo including Pakistan, Cameroon, The Kingdom of Morocco, Zimbabwe, Togo, Algeria, South Africa, Austria, Ethiopia, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Turkey, Nepal, Chile, Thailand, Basel and Strasbourg.
Large enterprise groups and top hundred enterprises in Shenyang including Shenyang Brilliance Auto Group Holdings Co., LTD, Shenyang Coal Industry Group Co., LTD, Shenyang Yuanda Enterprises Group Co., LTD, Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Co., LTD, Liaoning Well Hope Animal Husbandry Co., LTD, Liaoning Zhongwang Group Co., LTD, Sany Heavy Equipment Co., LTD, Shenyang Yitian Biological Pharmaceutical Co., LTD, Northeast Communications Group Co., LTD, Shenyang JieTong Fire Truck Co., LTD and Shenyang Fly Pharmaceutical Co., LTD will also attend the expo.
Luoyang, Dali, Guiyang, Mianyang, Deyang, Hengshui, Xianyang, Tianshui, Sanya, Xining, Beihai and Chengdu have confirmed to attend in domestic city regional economic project presentation.
To provide better service for the development of the cities, the expo also invites Chinese and foreign well-known consortium, fund and investment organizations to attend the expo and prepare relative activities to provide direct financial cooperation platform for economic development and enterprises to expand the market.
To further enrich the connotation of the expo and better service the institute, the organizing committee plans a series of theme activities, among which, International New-type Urbanization Construction Major Summit Meeting has become a key brand activity in China.
International new-type urbanization construction and development summit, rewarded as “international mayors’ high-summit dialogue” is one of the important theme activities of this expo. This two-day summit meeting, containing opening ceremony and forum, will be launched the same day as the expo.
The forum invites hundreds more leaders of international and domestic cities, famous enterprises, finance institutes, chambers of commerce and organizations.
It is a platform to discussion topics centering on “new-type urbanization construction and development”, explain heated topic and seek for an innovative and sustainable path for cities.
The forum is committed to providing the international communication and interaction platform for the urbanization and ecological development of cities, providing international experience and advantage recourses for the industrial transformation of Chinese northeast old industrial bases and improving the brand image and regional influence of Shenyang to service for the harmonious development in Chinese northeast. As well, the forum is adherent to the idea of “promoting sustainable development of the city and development ability of regional urbanization”. We believe the forum would be an annual event to both the international cities and corporation.
Moreover, the organization committee would cooperate with international and domestic famous mass media to launch a one-month multi-dimensional and multiform special report around city construction, safety development, investment and financing, and friendship interaction in the expo.