Organizers announced on Wednesday that the 17th EU-China Business and Technology Cooperation Fair is set to welcome over 2,000 participants, including officials, experts, and entrepreneurs from China and Europe.
Scheduled to take place in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province in southwest China, the fair will span from Friday to Saturday this week. Co-hosted by the China Chamber of International Commerce and the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, the event will revolve around the theme of “Challenge, Opportunity, Integration, Development.” Its primary objective is to establish a comprehensive platform for discussions aimed at fostering extensive collaboration in trade and investment between China and the EU.
The fair aims to facilitate deeper dialogue and cooperation within the realm of China-Europe economic and trade relations, while simultaneously exploring new avenues for enhancing trade between the two entities. Both online and offline events will be organized to facilitate exchanges and encourage partnerships, with a specific focus on areas such as the digital economy and vocational education.
Chengdu, having embraced the Belt and Road Initiative and reaped the benefits of the China-EU comprehensive strategic partnership, remains a pivotal player in recent years. In fact, in 2022, the EU ranked among its top three trading partners.