Xiamen, China (September 6, 2018) – The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) is pleased to announce that it will continue to showcase the WTCA global network and brand at the 2018 China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) in Xiamen with World Trade Center (WTC) delegates and their business members from North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.
In recognition of the leading role CIFIT plays in facilitating investment and trade in China and the rest of the world, the WTCA has organized successful participation at Access China/CIFIT program for seven consecutive years. Among many highlights with this year’s program, the WTCA global network and participating WTCs will be featured at WTCA Pavilion.
During CIFIT, the WTCA will be co-hosting the 17th World Business Leaders Roundtable with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), CIFIT Organizing Committee and CCPIT/WTC Xiamen with a focus on cross-border E-commerce and blockchain technology. The roundtable features major players in the industry such as Alibaba, eBay, PayPal, NetEase and Suning. In addition, the WTCA will join force with CCPIT Fujian Sub-council to organize Maritime Silk Road International Business Cooperation Symposium which offers opportunities for regional promotion and one-on-one meeting between Chinese and foreign companies.
“I was honored to join the WTCA delegation for CIFIT in the past two years, where I was exposed to China’s development and its close business and trade cooperation with the rest of the world,” said Mr. Scott Ferguson, CEO of WTCA. “I would like to invite everyone to visit this year’s meeting where you can experience exhibition, forums, and high-level meetings with government and business leaders, all exclusive to CIFIT.”
About WTCA: Founded in 1970, the World Trade Centers Association is a nonprofit, non-political association dedicated to the establishment and effective operation of World Trade Centers as instruments for the promotion of international trade. Currently, there are more than 300 World Trade Centers in nearly 90 countries and regions around the world. Served by each of these World Trade Centers is a growing list of an estimated hundreds of thousands of businesses all in pursuit of new customers, sources of supply and opportunities for investment. For more information, please visit www.wtca.org.
About CIFIT: Approved by China's State Council and sponsored solely by China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the China International Fair for Investment and Trade is the only international investment promoting event featuring two-way investment facilitation in China. For the past 17 years, exhibiting countries or regions convene in Xiamen, China at this annual exposition for a series of activities including professional business matchmaking, forums and seminars. CIFIT serves not only as an important gateway for China to attract foreign investment, but also as a bridge for outbound investment to Chinese businesses. For more information, please visit http://www.chinafair.org.cn/english/index/index.aspx.