On the morning of November 5th, the second China International Import Expo, which attracted much attention, opened at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Li Shifa, chairman of the board of directors of China Logistics Property Holdings (CNLP), attended the opening ceremony and the sub-forum on “Openness, Rules and Business Environment”. At the interval of the meeting, Chairman Li Shifa visited the exhibition of China Logistics Property Holdings (CNLP) (booth number: 1.1B8-02) and was interviewed on-the-spot by the reporter of Anhui Business magazine at the booth.
In the interview, Chairman Li Shifa said that after listening to General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech at the scene, he felt full of confidence and doubled his energy. As a practitioner in the field of logistics, he had personally felt the continuous improvement of the business environment in China in recent years, and has personally experienced and witnessed the rapid development of China's logistics industry as well as the importance attached by the country to the development of modern logistics. In the February this year, 24 ministries and commissions, including the National Development and Reform Commission and etc., jointly issued opinions On promoting the high-quality development of logistics and promoting the formation of a strong domestic market, pointing out that the logistics industry is the basic, strategic, and leading industry supporting the development of the national economy. At present, China’s logistics assets were managing and operating 65 logistics parks in 45 cities in China, with a logistics portfolio of over 7.9 million square meters which are under construction and plan. Next step, the company, closely around the national strategies such as Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development, the integration of Yangtze River Delta, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area and etc., in response to the development trend of “digital logistics”, “intelligent logistics” and “smart supply chain”, would deepen the market of logistics infrastructure, continue and innovate products and services, continuously expand network coverage, in order to provide different types of customers with the best logistics storage facilities and service integration solutions so as to improve the efficiency of material circulation, ensure the quality and safety of fresh food and meet the needs of high-quality economic development and the high-quality life of people.
Chairman Li Shifa further said that General Secretary Xi, in his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Expo, reiterated the importance of removing trade barriers and encouraging openness and innovation and China was also working hard for it. China had a huge market and could meet the demands of different levels. We were confident in the further development and expansion of our business scope in China.
It was reported that the current Expo will include three parts: the Comprehensive Exhibition of National Trade and Investment, the Business Exhibition of Enterprise, and the Hongqiao International Economic Forum, which will be attended by 155 countries and regions as well as 26 international organizations. The total exhibition area of the enterprise exhibition this year has increased by more than 20 percent over last year reaching to 330,000 square meters. There are 3,893 exhibitors, with registered professional buyers and visitors increased by about 100,000 over last year. CNLP will strive to fully demonstrate to guests and customers the company's strong network of logistics infrastructure, excellent facility quality and good service ability through this exhibition, and present to the public a good image as a leading supplier and service provider in logistics infrastructure.