The Presidential Delegation to Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
September 17-20, 2018


Overview:

The SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, apex body of SAARC is leading a delegation to Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China under the Chair of President SAARC CCI, Mr. Ruwan Edirisinghe to participate in the 9th China South Asia- Sichuan Business Promotion Roundtable and 2018 Chengdu Dialogue on South Asia, Production Capacity Cooperation scheduled from September 16-20, 2018, in Chengdu, China.

The SAARC CCI in collaboration with of China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Chengdu Association for Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAFTEC) aims to promote investment and trade between China and SAARC member states. It further emphasizes on enhancing the business mechanisms and relations between South Asian and Sichuan enterprises.

Presidential delegation will participate in the following initiatives:

1.
9th China- South Asia Business Promotion Roundtable Conference
  Organized by China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
Date: September 17-20, 2018

Theme: Prospects of Sino- SAARC Commercial Cooperation

Contents:
  • South Asia-Sichuan Cross Border E-commerce Cooperation Development Forum
  • China-South Asia Standardization Forum
  • Promotion meeting for investment environment and development opportunities in Nepal
  • B2B match meetings
  • Industrial visits (as per request)

2. Chengdu Dialogue on South Asia, Production Capacity Cooperation
  Organized by Chengdu Association for Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation
Date: September 17, 2018

Theme: Strengthen Southward Openness and cooperation. Jointly Discuss and Build ‘The Belt and Road’

3. SAARC Pavilion at Chengdu International Trade City (CITC)
  A major project of Sichuan Provincial Government in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.
SAARC CCI has been invited by our partners to explore a SAARC pavilion at the CITC. This will give our esteemed members an opportunity to book a stall space and display their unique products for Chinese and global companies to get acknowledged.

Following are some of the salient features of the Chengdu International Trade City and the planned SAARC Pavilion:

  • Chengdu International Trade City is located in the Northern New Town of Jinniu District, Chengdu City with a total area of 2,090mu and a total planned construction area of 5 million square meters.
  • There are currently more than 40 thousand merchants settled in this market with daily visitor flow rate of 50-100 thousand
  • In June 2018, the Spanish National Pavilion was officially settled in Chengdu International Trade City, so the European specialty products will be exhibited and sold here.
  • SAARC CCI is being extended a preferential policy via our partner organization Chengdu Association for Foreign Trade and Investment (CAFTEC) under which the concessions apply for SAARC CCI members.

If you are an entrepreneur looking for business development opportunity in Chengdu Sichuan Province, China, this is your opportunity to participate in the President led delegation. The program offers multiple opportunities to expand your business horizon and cater to your business needs.

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