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Ⅰ. Expo Introduction

1. About the Expo: The China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo, jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) and the People's Government of Hunan Province, is one of the most important platforms for economic and trade cooperation under the FOCAC mechanism. The First China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo will be held in Changsha City, Hunan Province from 27 to 29 June 2019. With the theme of Win-Win Cooperation for Closer China-Africa Economic and Trade Partnership, the Expo focuses on key areas including trade and investment promotion, agriculture technology, energy and power, joint industrial parks, infrastructure, financing cooperation and etc. With multiple activities of all forms attracting thousands of participants, the Expo will be attended by Chinese and African dignitaries, diplomats, governors and mayors as well as representatives from international organizations, financial institutions, chambers of commerce, associations, entrepreneurs, buyers, exhibitors, specialists, scholars and members of the media.

2. Time: June 27-29, 2019

3. Host City: Changsha, Hunan, China

4. Venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel for meetings and Hunan International Convention and Exhibition Center (Mango Pavilion) for exhibitions.

5. Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) and People's Government of Hunan Province

6. Organized by Department of Commerce of Hunan Province, MOFCOM Foreign Trade Development Bureau, Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee, Hunan Sub-council of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, People's Government of Changsha Municipality, People's Government of Xiangtan Municipality.

7. Theme: Win-Win Cooperation for Closer China-Africa Economic and Trade Partnership


Ⅱ. Programs

1. Opening Ceremony & China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum

Time: Morning of June 27, 2019

Venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel

National leaders of China and African countries deliver keynote speeches; representatives deliver speeches; signing ceremony for major China-Africa economic and trade cooperation projects.

2. Thematic Seminars

2.1 Seminar on China-Africa Agricultural Cooperation and Development

Time: Afternoon of June 27, 2019

Venue: Hunan Hotel

To explore China-Africa agricultural cooperation model, especially in the field of food production, to share the experience of China's agricultural development, and release the latest achievements in hybrid rice cultivation in Africa.

2.2 China-Africa Dialogue on Infrastructure and Financing Cooperation

Time: Afternoon of June 27, 2019

Venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel

African countries promote key projects in the infrastructure sector; Chinese companies share experience in infrastructure development; relevant companies, financial institutions and think tanks discuss cooperation.

2.3 Seminar on China-Africa Bilateral Trade Promotion

Time: Afternoon of June 27, 2019

Venue: Hunan Huatian Hotel

To introduce relevant policies of bilateral trade promotion and explore new areas and means of trade promotion.

2.4 Seminar on the Development of China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone

Time: Afternoon of June 27, 2019

Venue: Dolton International Hotel

To share the experience of construction, development and operation of industrial parks in China, to discuss the development and operation mode of the economic and trade cooperation zone (ETCZ), and to promote ETCZs.

3. Economic and Trade Events

3.1 Investment Promotion Conference for African Countries

Time: Morning of June 28, 2019

Venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel

African countries promote their investment environment and policies, and release the investment project information; roadshows of key enterprises and industrial parks are organized.

3.2 Investment Promotion Conference for Major Provinces / Municipalities / Autonomous Regions of China

Time: Morning of June 28, 2019

Venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel

Participating provinces/municipalities/autonomous regions of China present their policies and enterprises for cooperation with Africa, release information on cooperative projects, and organize corporate roadshows, etc.

3.3 China-Africa B2B Conference

Time: Afternoon of June 28, 2019

Venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel

To organize one-on-one negotiations between Chinese and African companies and B2B activities for enterprises and financial institutions to facilitate cooperation between companies, industries and industrial parks of China and Africa.

4. About the Exhibition

The 1st China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo will be displayed from six aspects: five pavilions plus an official exhibition website.

4.1 Pavilion of African Countries to showcase the image, culture, tourism and products of African countries.

4.2 The China-Africa economic and trade cooperation achievements pavilion to showcase achievements in production capacity cooperation, manufacturing and processing, bilateral trade, agricultural technology, economic and trade parks, culture, tourism, energy and power, infrastructure and etc. 

4.3 The cooperation cases and programs (overseas joint industrial parks) pavilion to showcase success stories and solutions that meet the needs of African countries for their economic development and of China-Africa production capacity cooperation. 

4.4 The Chinese sub-national pavilion to showcase the image, culture, tourism, key enterprises, and specialty products of provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions in China.

4.5 The Chinese corporate pavilion to showcase the image and products of major Chinese companies cooperating with African countries. The exhibition will be categorized by agriculture and agricultural product processing, information technology, intelligent manufacturing, energy and power, light industries, textile, building materials, and construction machinery and etc. 

4.6 Official exhibition website.


Ⅲ. Exhibition Address and Contact

1. Main conference venue: Changsha ST-Tropez Hotel (No.471, Sanyi Avenue, Kaifu District, Changsha City)

2. Exhibition address: Hunan International Convention and Exhibition Center (Mango Pavilion, Golden Eagle TV City, East Liuyang River Bridge, Kaifu District, Changsha City)

3. Contact

The Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of the First China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo

Address: No. 98, Wuyi Avenue, Changsha City, Hunan Province

Contact: 

Ms. Quan Juan:    0086 731 85281285 ; 0086 186 7077 1231

                     quanjuan1990@126.com

Ms. Wang Namei:  0086 10 64515387 ; 0086 138 1159 2633

                     wangnamei@tdb.gov.cn