The WTO's participation will bring the number of CIFIT co-sponsors to six. The other five co-sponsors are the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA).
It is a big achievement following a delegation visit in March to the WTO led by Ni Yuefeng, secretary general of the CIFIT organizing committee and vice-governor of Fujian province, and Zhang Canmin, director of the CIFIT’s conference affairs department and vice-mayor of Xiamen.
SAAEA invites local role players to submit presentations/products to feature at our pavilion at this forum.
Networking at the event will include proposals for joint ventures in local manufacturing, product development and funding within our industry.
South African department of trade and industry (DTI) will sponsor freight costs of samples to and from China.