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Strictest-ever security measures to be carried out for 18th CIFIT

During the fair, armed policemen will patrol the area around the exhibition center to respond quickly to any emergencies     The 18th China International Fair for Investment and Trade and the 10th Strait Travel Fair will open in the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center on September 8, with the strictest-ever security measures in place and the largest exhibition scale to date, according to the organizing committee.    The city is implementing air control, water patrol and traffic control on mainland Xiamen Island near the exhibition

Xiamen gears up for upcoming 18th China Int'l Fair for Investment & Trade

More preparation work for the 18th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) needs to be done, according to Zheng Xiaosong, deputy Fujian governor on Aug 13.   Zheng, who is secretary general of CIFIT's organizing committe, made the remark during an inspection of the venues for some major events of the fair, which will be held Sept 8-11 in Xiamen. He also set six priorities for the preparation of CIFIT in the next phase after the inspection. First, improve and perfect CIFIT in its finer details to make it a better fair which satisfies both old and new

CIFIT to become more international, professional and commercial

The 2nd preliminary conference of the 18th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) was held in Beijing on July 24. As a priority of the agenda , the organizing committee had set the tone for this year’s CIFIT as “frugal, pragmatic and professional” according to the "eight-point" frugality rules which were put forward in late 2012 by President Xi Jinping and which have become a main trend throughout the country. Wang Shouwen, assistant minister of Ministry of Commerce, stressed the point that his Ministry always plays a

18th China Int'l Fair for Investment & Trade set to open in Xiamen on Sept. 8

The 2nd preliminary conference of the 18th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) was held in Beijing on July 24. As a priority of the agenda , the organizing committee had set the tone for this year’s CIFIT as “frugal, pragmatic and professional” according to the "eight-point" frugality rules which were put forward in late 2012 by President Xi Jinping and which have become a main trend throughout the country. Wang Shouwen, assistant minister of Ministry of Commerce, stressed the point that his Ministry always plays a

AmCham South China establishes service center in Xiamen

The AmCham South China Xiamen Service Center was established in Xiamen, Fujian province, on May 28.     The world's largest American Chamber of Commerce--AmCham South China--established a service center in Xiamen, a coastal city in Fujian province, on May 28. More than 20 representatives, including Harley Seyedin, president of AmCham South China, Ren Jinming, commercial counselor of the Consulate General of the US in Guangzhou, and Wang Qiongwen, head of the Xiamen Bureau of Convention and Exhibition Affairs, attended the opening ceremony.    Wang

Russia, Malaysia to be Guest Countries of Honor at 18th CIFIT

The 18th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) will be held in the coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian province, from Sept 9 to 11.   The fair will provide the world with the most efficient platform for global investment, according to CIFIT’s promotional symposium, in the city of Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on March 22. More than 60 countries and regions will participate in the fair. The symposium also revealed that an investment-themed hall and an industrial attraction hall would be set up at the fair. CIFIT also plans to invite Malaysia

Promotional symposium for 18th CIFIT held in Shanghai

Symposium for CIFIT was held on March 27 in Shanghai. [Photo by CIFIT Organizing Committee]       Representatives came from nearly 30 countries to join China’s Commerce Ministry and the China International Fair for Investment & Trade’s (CIFIT) organizing committee for the 18th CIFIT Shanghai Promotional Symposium, on March 27. There were representatives of consulates general, business association and multinationals from Germany, Japan, the Philippines, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Turkey, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia,

CIFIT to enchance cooperation with China Central Television

     Zheng Xiaosong, deputy director of China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT)’s organizing committee, who are also the vice-governor of Fujian province, met with Wei Dichun, deputy director of China Central Television (CCTV), in Beijing, on Feb 25, and had an in-depth discussion about the 2014 International Investment Forum (IIF) and the 18th CIFIT, to be held on Sept 8 this year in Xiamen. Zheng introduced the new highlights of the 18th CIFIT, with plans for two “Guest Countries of Honor”, “China – CEEC

Delegation from UK's Leeds visits Xiamen, may attend 18th CIFIT

    A delegation from the Development Promotion Agency in the city of Leeds, UK visited the city of Xiamen, Fujian province, on Jan 15, to discuss the 18th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT), which the city will be hosting this year.   Lurene Joseph, the agency’s CEO and the delegation were welcomed by the CIFIT organizing committee and got a briefing on the fair’s major achievements from Li Liuquan, deputy director of the Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Convention & Exhibition Affairs, who explained that the fair has become

Xu Lianjie tops list of Top 100 Fujian Businessmen in Mainland China

Mr. Xu Lianjie, CEO of Hengan International Group, which is the largest producer of sanitary napkins and baby diapers in China, is the wealthiest Fujian merchant in mainland China, according to the List of Top 100 Fujian businessmen in Mainland China published at the Fourth Fujian Businessmen Forum held in Xiamen on Saturday. Xu topped the list with an estimated personal fortunate of 38.83 billion yuan, or US$6.26 billion, followed by Shimao Group’s Xu Rongmao and Fujian Dali Group’s Xu Shihui, with personal assets of 35.48 billion yuan (US$5.72 billion) and 23.10

Room prices pegged for Xiamen hotels during 17th CIFIT

The 17th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT 2013) is scheduled to be held at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre from the 8th to 11th of September. The city is continuing to strengthen its management of hotels in preparation for the upcoming 17th China International Investment and Trade Fair (CIFIT), reports xm.fjsen.com. Xiamen has issued price caps for hotel rooms in the city, which will be in place from 7- 9th September (including on advance bookings). According to the price table, the maximum price of a standard room in

WTO delegation to attend 17th CIFIT in Xiamen Sept. 8th-11th

China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) is the largest global investment event approved by UFI, it also is currently China's only international investment promotion event aimed at facilitating bilateral investment. The fair is annually held in Xiamen on Septermber 8th.   The 17th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT 2013) is scheduled to be held at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre from the 8th to 11th of September.    For the first time, the World Trade Organization (WTO) will

Logo design competition kicks off for CIFIT's friendship city forum

The China (Xiamen) International Forum for Mayors of Friendship Cities (also known as the International Forum for Mayors of Friendship Cities) is a crucial event during the China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT).   In order to further improve the impact of the forum, the sponsor is currently accepting forum logo designs to celebrate its 10-year anniversary.   The forum was organized by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, China International Friendship Cities Association, people’s government of

Xiamen's MICE market boom with new incentive policies

Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre   Benefiting from new incentive policies, the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) industry in Xiamen has continued to flourish in 2012. According to a revised document entitled “Several Opinions to Encourage Xiamen’s MICE Development’ released by the Xiamen government in 2011, organizers of meetings and exhibitions held in Xiamen will get rewards ranging from RMB20,000 to RMB1 million. According to the related department, a total of 23,00 meetings and

CEC, CFROC becomes 55th and 56th member of CIFIT

As the influence of the China International Fair for Investment and Trade grows, an increasing number of professional institutions have joined its organization.   Recently, the China Enterprise Confederation (CEC) and the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese (CFROC) accepted an invitation to the CIFIT and became its 55th and 56th members. The CIFIT now has 56 members.   The CEC enjoys a great reputation among enterprises, and the CFROC has a considerable hold over returning overseas entrepreneurs. Both of them are firm supporters of the CIFIT. Their
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