01.11.2016

The largest industrial fair of China started its work

Today, the 18th China International Industry Fair 2016 (CIIF’2016), held until 5 November, started its work.

The delegation of Tatarstan is headed by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, traditionally accompanied by the Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina. The delegation included the representatives of such companies as SEZ "Alabuga", SEZ "Innopolis", PJSC "Tatneft", PJSC "Agroservice", OOO "RariTEK", PJSC "Business Facilitation Association" and others.

The event started with the opening of the Russian exposition with participation of the Minister of Industry and Trade of Russan Federation Denis Manturov and top management of Government of China. After that the meeting of the Sub-Commission for the cooperation in the industrial field under the Russian-Chinese Commission on preparations of regular meetings on the ministerial level. The next meeting will take place in Kazan in 2017.

On the stand of Tatarstan, the head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina gave a presentation of modern Tatarstan to the Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei in the presence of the Minister of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation Denis Manturov and the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. The head of the Agency invited Miao Wei to visit Tatarstan.

The key moment of the first day of the fair was the plenary session of Russia-China business forum "Industrial partnership: new opportunities and projects". The Minister of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation Denis Manturov told about strengthening of investment activity of Russian regions, and the President of Tatarstan gave a presentation of the opportunities and achievements of Tatarstan.

In the aftermath of the plenary meeting, the delegation of Tatarstan had business negotiations with a row of Chinese companies which consider it as a strategic partner.

"Tatarstan is the most active region, not only on this fair. Presence of investors from China is our reality. During negotiations, we reached agreements on new drafts at the level of the President of Tatarstan." - Taliya Minullina shared.

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CIIF is the largest exhibition platform of China, aimed to develop intergovernmental trade and economic ties. This year, for the first time the exhibition had a partner country. This status was given to Russia.

National Exhibition and Convention Center (NEEC) is the largest exhibition hall in the world. The exhibition area of the complex is 500 000 sq.m., including 400 000 sq.m of covered exhibition area and 100 000 sq.m. of open area.

In 2016, about 2 500 companies from 30 countries, such as Germany, USA, Japan, South Korea, Italy take part in exhibition. The traditional participants are such industrial leaders as Toshiba, TRUMPF, Huawei, Goldwind, CheryAutomobile, Shaanxi, Mitsubishi, Renault, Amada, Salvagnini, BoschRexroth, Omron, Intel, Hitachi, Eaton, Volvo, Porsche, Michelin, FANUC, Panasonic, Yamaha and others.

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