Canton Fair promotes the high quality development of China's foreign trade
At the closing press conference of the 124th Canton Fair, Xu Bing, deputy secretary-general of the Canton Fair, spokesperson and deputy director of the China Foreign Trade Center, introduced the achievements of the Canton Fair in promoting the high-quality development of foreign trade.
Xu Bing said that the current Canton Fair will closely focus on the goal of the Ministry of Commerce to build a strong economic and trade power ahead of time, adhere to the new development concept, comprehensively enhance the level of internationalization, specialization, marketization and informatization, and promote the transformation and upgrading of China's foreign trade and high-quality development. Promote the “Made in China” upgrade to “Created in China”, “Chinese Brand” and “China Service”.
The quality of the exhibition has been comprehensively improved. The current Canton Fair will focus on improving the level of specialization and brand exhibition area, and comprehensively improve the quality of exhibitions; actively respond to Sino-US trade frictions as the core, ensure the diversification, globalization and quality of buyers from sources; For the purpose of exhibiting returns, we provide a wealth of local industry promotion, various trade promotion and matching services; aiming at enhancing the experience of the conference, with wisdom and green Canton Fair as the starting point, comprehensively optimize and enhance the services of the Canton Fair site; The Belt and Road Initiative, the strengthening of intellectual property protection, the promotion of the level of exhibitions and exhibitions, and the level of service are open to the outside world.
The pace of high-quality development of enterprises has accelerated. The brand exhibition area, which accounted for 20% of the total number of booths, was worth US$9.45 billion, which was a good deal, accounting for 31.7% of the total turnover. A large number of enterprises continue to exert their strength in technology research and development, product innovation, brand building and market development. High-tech, high-quality, high value-added, green environmental protection and self-owned brand products are active in transactions, and the transaction is better than the overall transaction level.
The new advantages of foreign trade competition accelerated. Driven by the innovation-driven development strategy, the majority of exhibitors have achieved remarkable results in transformation and upgrading, and their international discourse power and bargaining power have improved significantly, and they are more capable of meeting the challenges of a complex trading environment. 1. The technology is more advanced. Many enterprises have increased investment in research and development, and jointly researched universities and other scientific research institutions to integrate cloud computing, big data, and Internet of Things technologies into product design, production, and sales. In the field of intelligent manufacturing, they have realized “changing lanes and overtaking” and seized the commanding heights of development. . 2. The product is more novel. New energy vehicles, Internet refrigerators, holographic transparent projections, customized smart homes, VR gaming experiences, and many other "world's first" "global first" products were unveiled at the Canton Fair. These products, which are keeping up with the market frontier and updating quickly, have become A tool for companies to actively respond to external challenges. 3. The brand is more recognized. More companies recognize that creating, nurturing and promoting their own brands is a core capability to expand overseas markets and establish an international image of the company. Haier's generator air conditioners for the Nigerian market have helped them achieve the first place in the local market for 13 consecutive years. 4. The quality is more reliable. Exhibitors to benchmark international standards, implement total quality management, standardize production processes, refine management standards, and introduce products that can meet individual needs, and become the best-selling global quality in China. 5. The service is more intelligent. Many exhibitors use the Internet and big data technology to create an intelligent and efficient service system, promote new upgrades in after-sales service, and enhance customer stickiness and loyalty.
Help companies develop diversified international markets. In this session of the Canton Fair, a total of 189,812 buyers from 215 countries and regions attended the conference. The buyers from ASEAN and the “Belt and Road” countries all experienced growth; new buyers have experienced significant growth. The diversification and globalization of Canton Fair buyers have helped enterprises to effectively consolidate traditional markets, explore emerging markets, tap potential markets, optimize the layout of the international market, and achieve “multiple blossoms” and “the East does not shine in the West”, dispersing and resolving Market risk.
Promote the development of local open economy. The Canton Fair adheres to serving the local economy and strives to promote local industries, products and brands to the world. The Canton Fair held 105 promotion events in 20 provinces and cities including Shanghai, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Liaoning, Hunan, Guizhou, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Chengdu, Ningbo, etc.; set up Taizhou, Zhejiang, Meishan, Fujian Anxi, Jinjiang, Fujian Such as the local characteristic industry exclusive display area; organize the 7 major textile and garment industry clusters to participate in the exhibition; continue to set up a special product exhibition area in poverty-stricken areas, exempt exhibitors from poor areas from booth fees, and effectively play a role in promoting foreign trade and economy in poverty-stricken areas.