First National Trade Fair for Chinese Machinery and Innovations and Sino-Russian Forum: "Mutually Beneficial Trade and Industry Cooperation of the States". The fair is hosted by Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China. 24-26 October 2017 IEC "Expocentre", Moscow
Official website: http://chinamachineryfair.com
24-26 October 2017 the debut National Trade Fair for Chinese Machinery and Innovations "China Machinery Fair" was held at IEC "Expocentre" fairgrounds in Moscow. More than 130 manufacturing companies from China took place in the event. An intense business program
was organized within the framework of the fair: Round Table "Investments and Localization", Sino-Russian Machinery and Innovations Forum. During 3 days 5651 specialists
visited the trade fair from all over Russia.
The aim of the fair is to strengthen long-standing and friendly friendship relationship between two countries, increase investment opportunities, promote concluding mutually beneficial agreements, including joint production and localization. Sergey Sobyanin, the Mayor of Moscow: "This is a new exhibition project which expand horizons of Russian-Chinese efficient cooperation in the real sector of economy. China is one of the traditional key trading and economic partner of Moscow, the biggest industrial center of Russia. Cultivation of business relations between our companies has considerable importance for development of innovation potential of processing industries, helps the exchange of advanced ideas and technological innovations, expand opportunities of international cooperation." Exposition
More than 130 Chinese manufacturing companies presented their products and technologies at the following sections:
Plastic, paper processing, agricultural, textile, printing machinery, packaging machinery, mechanical transmission, fluid-transmission, industrial cooling technology, air condition technology, dynaflow,
energy & power and electric engineering, Industrial automation, machine tools, welding, industrial parts and raw materials, construction machinery.
In order to maximize the effectiveness of match-making meetings, China Machinery Fair formed Business Negotiations Club
. During 2 days of work the representatives of Russian business held 311 meetings
with their potential partners from China. The participants were provided with personal interpreters and a separate business zone.
The Club has received many positive feedbacks from Russian and Chinese participants and will keep developing within the framework of China Machinery Fair. Consultation Centre
has become a traditional platform for companies which offer services and support concerning business with Chinese suppliers. During the fair experts of the Centre provided free consultations on the key issues of the cooperation with China, i.e. logistics, customs clearance, concluding contracts, inspections, leasing, production localization in Russia and China. Among the companies there were "Increase Way" Russian-Chinese industrial engineering holding, "WENS GLOBAL SERVICES" international logistics company, "VIP-Logistics"company, "RTL-Broker" international logistics provider, Moscow International Higher Business School "MIRBIS", SILKWAY trade and entertainment gallery. Opening Ceremony
China Machinery Fair was inaugurated by Mr. Li Jingyuan
, Minister Counsellor of Commerce of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Russian Federation.
The welcome speeches were delivered by Mr. Andrey Polyakov
, Deputy Head of the Far East Investment and Export Agency, Mr. Wang Guiqing
, Vice President of China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME), Mr. Victor Cherepov
, Executive Vice President of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Ms. Xu Haitao
, Deputy Director of Trade Development Bureau of MOFCOM, Sergey Lebedev
. Representative of Export Centre in China, Andrey Shpilenko
, Director of Association of Clusters and Technology Parks, and also the representatives of 5 Regions of Russia and 5 Provinces of China took place in the opening ceremony. Andrey Tikhonov,
Deputy Head of the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of the Moscow Government, read the welcome speech from Sergey Sobyanin
, the Mayor of Moscow. Business Program
China Machinery Fair organized an intense business program dedicated to the urgent issues of Russian-Chinese trade and industry cooperation.
More than 40 speakers
from governmental bodies, state organizations, the biggest companies of Russia and China discussed global and practical issues of mutually beneficial cooperation of the two states during 4 sessions of the Sino-Russian Forum. Michail Shetinin, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agriculture and Food Policy and Nature Management: "Sino-Russian Forum is another step in promotion friendly and mutually beneficial relations between Russia and China." Round Table "Investments/Localization"
Chinese business localization in Russia, "One Belt, One Road" initiative, Chinese companies' investments in Russia, government industrial policy priorities and other topics were discussed by the representatives of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Russian Federation, administrations of Tumen, Kaluga and Smolensk Regions, Acra, Sinosure, Foton Motor, China Baowu Steel Group Corp. The general partner of the round table is Russian-Asian Union of Entrepreneurs and Industry. Vitaly Monkevich, President of Russian-Asian Union of Entrepreneurs and Industry: "Chinese partners stick to the principle "from simple to difficult", so we expect the increase of investments in the complex sectors of economy and, first of all, in machinery." Plenary Session "Russia-China Trade Cooperation: Burning Issues"
Russian-Chinese trade and investment cooperation in machinery and electronic industries, opportunities for Chinese machine-building companies in Russian Far East, financial instruments for business support and development in Russia were examined by the representatives of China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME), the Far East Investment and Export Agency Technological Development Agency, Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG) и CITIC Pacific Special Steel Holdings and other companies and organizations from China and Russia. Victor Cherepov, Executive Vice President of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs: "We spend a lot of attention especially to the machinery sector as the drive of the whole economic policy. The Union will encourage starting and localization of production with our Chinese partners not only in Far East Federal Region, but also in the entire territory of the Russian Federation." Business Session "Logistics, Insurance, Financial Instruments, Administrative Procedures"
Experience, perspectives and problem points of cooperation between the states, dynamics of Chinese investments in Russian industries, equipment from China as alternative to western one, logistical peculiarities and other practical issues were analyzed by the representatives of China Business Centre, Analytical Credit Rating Agency ACRA, INCREASE WAY, WENS GLOBAL SERVICES, Vorsino freight village, RZD Logistics, Investment, Technology and Trade Centre and other Russian and Chinese organization. Educational Session "Machinery. Time of Quick Decisions"
Leading experts of Moscow International Higher Business School "MIRBIS" provided the visitors of the forum with detailed information about anti-recessionary recipes for corporate leaders, AUTODESK professional authentication, advantages and peculiarities of business with Chinese equipment manufacturers. Support and Partners of the Fair
Official welcome letters and warm congratulations to the fair's organizers and participants were sent by the Federation Council Committee on Agriculture and Food Policy and Nature Management, the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy and Industry, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship, the Government of Moscow, Russian Engineering Union, Russian Chinese Committee of friendship, peace and development, Association of clusters and technological parks. Vladimir Gutenev, States Duma Official, First Vice President of Russian Engineering Union: "Russian-Chinese relations are known to have risen to the considerably high stage. Forms of economic development are constantly developing, the states move from simple trade deals towards cooperation and localization of production, joint entry to the third markets. The collaboration in innovative industrial sectors is deepening. And the current trade fair proves these developments."
Official partners of the fair are Trade and Industry Chamber of the Russian Federation, the Far East Investment and Export Agency, Russian-Asian Union of Entrepreneurs and Industry, Russian Chinese Committee of friendship, peace and development, Russian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Machinery and High-Technology Products, Chinese Business Centre, "Increase Way" Russian-Chinese industrial engineering holding, Moscow International Higher Business School "MIRBIS", SILKWAY trade and entertainment gallery.
General information partner – "Sputnik" news agency and radio.
The industrial partners of China Machinery Fair helped to create unique atmosphere highlighting the colors of Russian and Chinese cultures. Mobilier de Maison LLC kindly offered exclusive furniture, moreover, the Moscow Union of Artists and Union of Russian Artists provided the fair with art works dedicated to the beauty of Russia and China. Tea Company "Put" introduced the visitors to Chinese tea-drinking culture. During the fair students of the Foreign Languages Department of the Faculty of Philology of People's Friendship University helped the visitors and participants of the fair to break the language barriers. China Machinery Fair is hosted by Ministry of Commerce of the Peoples' Republic of China.
Messe Frankfurt RUS is the official operator of the fair and organizer of the business program. Background information on Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers generating more than 640 million euros in sales and employing 2,400 people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 30 subsidiaries. Due to great experience in the most vital sectors and also the success of sales-partners, the company effectively operates in the interest of its clients. During the time of preparation on fairgrounds the wide range of the company's services guarantees its consumers the high quality and great opportunity in terms of planning, organizing and holding their shows all around the world.
Меssе Frankfurt RUS is the Russian subsidiary of the international exhibition concern. The portfolio of the company contains 17 international brands of exhibitions and forums held in Moscow, Kazan and Astana.
More information about trade fairs you can find on the web site www.messefrankfurt.com www.messefrankfurt.ru Background information on IEC "EXPOCENTRE"
Expocentre is a leading organizer of largest international exhibitions in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe, and of Russia's national expositions at EXPO exhibitions. Expocentre Fairgrounds comprises nine fully equipped exhibition pavilions with the most modern infrastructure and facilities, multifunctional halls for conventions, press conferences, meetings, seminars and symposia. The total exhibition space at Expocentre Fairgrounds in 165,000 sqm comprising 105,000 sqm of indoor space and 60,000 sqm of outdoor space. Annually, Expocentre Fairgrounds hosts over 100 international exhibitions attended by over two million professional visitors, and accommodates over 800 conventions, symposia and conferences.
Official web-site: www.expocentr.ru/en