Western China International Fair(23-27 October 2013)

Post Event Report

Chinese have always contributed towards economic development of Pakistan. The 14th Western to China International Fair (WCIF) is scheduled to be held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province China from October 23 to 27, 2013. The WCIF is a state-level international exhibition co-hosted by 15 ministries of central government and 12 provinces, along with Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. The WCIF is held annually in Chengdu, Sichuan province of China. It is based on the western region to seek for national and worldwide development. It serves as an important platform in the western region for investment promotion, trade cooperation and diplomatic service, a major carrier for the Chinese government to put forward the West-to-West Cooperation, East-to-West Cooperation and Domestic-Overseas Cooperation, as well as the biggest portal and most significant platform for the opening-up of Western China.

In the 13th WCIF participated by 4,687 enterprises from 55 countries and regions, 31 provinces. More than 78,000 exhibitors, purchasers and guests from various fields attended the fair with visitors’ flow over 400,000 person-time. 1,590 investment projects were signed with a total volume breaking 1 trillions Yuan.

Sindh Board of Investment believes that participation in above mentioned event will increase interaction between business communities of two countries. Pakistan and China will further strengthen the bond of unity established over years between two countries.

In this regard, a delegation will be headed by Honourable Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh and accompanied by Mr. Mohammad Zubair Motiwala (Chairman, SBI) and other Government Officials and Private Businessmen to participate in 14th WCIF.

Individuals/Companies/Chambers interested to participate are requested to kindly send their nominations along with duly filled “Registration Form” available below for making it convenient to become a part of Sindh Investment Delegation to People’s Republic of China.

The Request for Registration and participation shall be accepted till 12th October, 2013. For further queries please contact Sindh Board of Investment, Government of Sindh.

Western China International Fair (WCIF)