Brief of the Fair
As the capital city of Fujian province, Fuzhou is an important starting point and origin of the maritime silk road, as well as a critical channel linking both sides of Taiwan Straits and a vital place linking the southern and northern part of the western Pacific air-route. Boasting of a resplendent history, a unique geologicallocation and striking advantages, it has played a critical role in the construction of the 21st century maritime silk road that cannot be replaced by others.
Official Authorized Organizer
Fuzhou Maohua Convention and Exhibition Service Co., Ltd
Every May, the Cross-strait Fair for Economy and Trade will be held in Fuzhou, which can be dated back to Fuzhou International Investment Promotion Month initiated in 1994, when it was personally advocated and promoted by the Xi Jinping – then the Secretary-general of Fuzhou Municipal Party Committee. After two decades’ development, the Cross-strait Fair for Economy and Trade has become an important platform for promoting cross-strait economy and trade as well as the reform and opening-up.
In order to further carry out the strategic decision of “One Belt and One Road” construction made by the central government, and to step up efforts in deepening the communication and cooperation with countries on the maritime silk road on basic facilities, industrial connection, ocean development, trade and transaction, mutual investment, cultural exchange and etc., In 2016, “The 2nd Session 21stCentury Maritime Silk Road Exhibition and the 18th Cross-strait Fair for Economy and Trade” will be held in Fuzhou Strait International Conference and Exhibition Center between May 18 and May 22. And it will be sponsored by State Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, PRC and Fujian Provincial People’s Government, with the support of Ministry of Commerce. Fuzhou Strait International Conference and Exhibition Center will avail of its 120,000-square-meter venue to make an exhibition featured by images and products of countries on the 21st century maritime silk road and products from both sides of Taiwan Straits.
Therefore, we extend a sincere invitation to you for the 2nd session 21st Century,Maritime Silk Road Exhibition and the 18th Cross-strait Fair for Economy and Trade.
China Council for the promotion of International Trade
Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council PRC
Fujian Provincial Peoples Government