Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2018 shows south square of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), main venue of the upcoming China InternationalImport Expo (CIIE), in Shanghai, east China. (Xinhua/Ding Ting)
SINGAPORE, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Singapore Business Federation (SBF) will lead a delegation of nearly 31000 senior business representatives from over 1000 prominent Singapore enterprises to participate in the first-ever China International Import Expo (CIIE).
According to a Tuesday's press release issued by the SBF, this is the largest delegation from an ASEAN nation to CIIE, which will take place on Nov. 5 to Nov. 10 at Shanghai's National Exhibition and Convention Center.
The Singapore Commercial Pavilions will occupy the largest space in the Trade in Services hall of the expo, they will also have a presence in the halls of Food and Agricultural Products and High-end Intelligent Equipment, featuring Singapore goods and services across logistics and transportation, financial and banking, education, healthcare and F&B sectors.
On the sidelines of the CIIE, SBF will hold two business activities, namely, the Singapore-China Trade and Investment Forum (SCTIF), as well as an exclusive business matching session for Singapore exhibitors co-organized with Bank of China.
As the facilitator of CIIE's business matching sessions and the SBF-appointed Sole Financial Services Partner for the SCTIF, Bank of China is pleased to co-organize with SBF a special business matching session customised for Singaporean companies at the exhibition, said Deng Lei, Assistant General Manager of Bank of China Singapore Branch.
SBF Chairman Teo Siong Seng said, "As a third country collaborator, Singapore is well-positioned to help Chinese companies to penetrate ASEAN markets and beyond, through our strong regional connection, technological expertise, multicultural talents and sophisticated legal framework."