Tianshannet (Reporting by Journalist Zhao Min) The 5th China-Eurasia Expo carrying out the Belt and Road initiative is coming to its close of curtains.
Besides the extraordinary items displayed, trade promotion events, and cooperation negotiations, the 15 minister-leveled forums and featured activities held one after another are also a highlight bringing multiple fruits.
At the forums, senior officials and other distinguished guests from China and other countries along the Silk Road gather together, aggregating their common views and trying for efficient measures. Around 10,000 people from business circle from 57 countries and regions are discussing about cooperation and finding business opportunities. At the same time, experts and scholars across all industries are presenting their wisdom for lodging suggestions.
At the Eurasia Information Expressway Interconnection Forum, 15 telecommunication operators from eight countries, including China, Russia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, signed an official international cooperation declare, making their commitments to accelerating the interconnection among these countries, and working together for constructing the Eurasia Information Expressway.
At the Legal Service Cooperation Forum, one of the high level forums at the Expo, the layers associations from Beijing, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Xinjiang and other mainland provinces and Hongkong Layers Association set up a cooperation federation, so as to strengthen the cooperation between regions and integrate talent resources, providing quality and efficient legal services for the construction of the Belt and Road.
At the forum enhancing Eurasia quarantine cooperation and promoting the common development of the Belt and Road, some hundred representatives from the WHO as well as countries and regions along the Belt and Road, put forward multiple constructive views and suggestions, pledge to make clear the implementation schemes in the coming three to five years, initially establishing the Belt and Road Health Cooperation Mechanism, and initially complete the Exit and Entry Quarantine Cooperation Network among the countries along the Belt and Road, bringing benefits to the people of all these countries.
At the same time, the launching ceremony of the event “Focusing the Globe” held by Alibaba group on September 20, 2016, is also an attempt to move westward its E-commerce service such as B2B, B2C and C2C via China-Eurasia Expo, exploring and pushing ahead a border crossing e-commerce development model based on the conditions of Xinjiang.
Besides, Henan, Shaanxi, Gansu and Tianjin hold the Belt and Road construction promotion, suggesting their highlight on the opportunities from the construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt core region.
According to statistic figures, there comes into form a forum system centering on the China-Eurasia Expo. Except for the main forum, namely, China-Eurasia Economic Development and Cooperation Forum, there are 15 other minister-level forum and featured activities, shown as below: Information Ministers Forum, China-Eurasia Exit and Entry Quarantine Cooperation Forum, Technological Cooperation Forum, Silk Road Financial Forum, Overseas Chinese Businessmen and the Silk Road Economic Belt Construction and Development Forum, the 4th Silk Road Economic Belt Altay Mountains Rim Sub-region Economic Cooperation International Forum, the 1st Women Forum of the Countries along the Silk Road, the Silk Road Chambers Cooperation Forum, Eurasia Information Expressway Interconnection Forum, Xinjiang Silk Road Legal Service Cooperation Forum, the theme activity of “Opening-up of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps”, the “Silk Road” International Logistics Summit Forum, China and Foreign Culture Week, China-Eurasia Quality Fruits Promotion and related seminars as well as the 3rd Eurasia Films Exhibition.
These forums and featured activities involve 15 fields, such as finance, technology, agriculture, trade, news, culture and laws, with 200 minister-level guests participating in them and a series of fruits achieved in these sectors.
In fact, throughout the China-Eurasia Expo, all these events, either minister-level forums or featured activities or trade promotion activities, are conducted concentrating the theme: the Belt and Road. At the right time of the beginning of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan, and as stated in the Vision and Proposed Actions Outlined on Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road issued by the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, it is also a clear requirement to bring into play the constructive China-Eurasia Expo, and there is a major historic opportunity from building of the Silk Road Economic Belt and Xinjiang Silk Road Economic Belt Core Region.
Therefore, it is easy to find that the positioning of Xinjiang is to a great extent matching the Belt and Road initiative. And the China-Eurasia Expo, a plat form playing an important part in the exchanges and communications of trade, technologies and people-to-people exchanges between China and other Eurasian countries, has been early a key platform for Xinjiang to benefit the people, adjust economic structures and aggregating cooperation.
According to Adjan Daut, deputy secretary general of the 5th China-Eurasia Expo Executing Committee and deputy director of Xinjiang International Exhibition Affairs Bureau, in terms of either the theme, the forums, or the exhibition and trade promotion activities, the China-Eurasia Expo is designed centering on the core region construction and trade and industrial cooperation demands among the countries along the Silk Road, trying to extending the play of the Exhibition in exchanges, enlarging the actual fruits of the forums and activities, so as to enhance the real efficiency of exhibition and trade promotion activities, and create an excellent China-Eurasia Expo.
“This Expo has already injected new momentums into the Belt and Road initiative, and has come to be a major platform for the related countries to share development opportunities and improve governing system”, said him.