2016 Hainan International Tourism Trade Expo opens in Sanya
Jointly organized by the Commerce Department of Hainan Province, Municipal People’s Government of Sanya, Foreign Trade Development Bureau (Ministry of Commerce,P.R.C) and the Hainan Sub-council of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the 2016 Hainan International Tourism Trade Expo held its grand opening ceremony at the Sanya Beauty Crown on March 26th. Mr. Li Guoliang, Vice Governor of Hainan Province, announced the opening of the 2016 Hainan Expo and launched the event with guests.
The seven-day Hainan Expo, which is being held from March 26th to April 1st, consists of three sections: summit forums and investment promotion conferences, exhibitions, and related activities.
During the summit forum and investment promotion conferences, guests and industry players conducted comprehensive discussion and gave advice and suggestions on the development of Hainan International Tourism Island covering the commerce, tourism industry, convention and exhibition industry, Hainan tropical agriculture, e-commerce, high-tech zone, and the Laocheng Economic Development Zone for further cooperation. Meanwhile, a total of 71 projects with cooperation intention were reached at the Project Signing Ceremony, covering tourism industry, tropical high-efficiency agriculture, IT, healthcare, convention and exhibition industry, and logistics. The contracted investment reached 13.2 billion yuan.
The exhibition section covers fields of art, classic cars, high-end lifestyle products and food products. Well-known enterprises and brands from Italy, France, Poland, South Korea, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Pakistan, Vietnam, Malaysia, as well as enterprises and brands from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Liaoning, Guangxi, Shandong, Jiangsu, Fujian, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Ningxia, Hainan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan attend the exhibitions. In addition, well-known real estate enterprises including COFCO, Luneng, Vanke, Country Garden, and Agile have booths at the expo.
The China Duty Free Group Trade Fair features more than 5,000 duty-free articles from 200 international brands, including high-end wine and cigarettes, perfume, cosmetics, watches, imported food products, sunglasses, and high-end home appliances.
Hainan is the only pilot province for service trade in China, the Hainan Expo complies with development trend of China’s service trade. By focusing on enterprises, market-oriented and with support from the government, Hainan is striving to build the Hainan Expo into an important platform integrating trade show of international and national-level brands, travel & shopping, leisure and recreation in 3-5 years.
Beautiful Hainan, Amazing Sanya! The rich tourism resources and products, the business opportunities brought by the construction of Hainan International Tourism Island, and with a high starting point, the Hainan Expo are attracting visitors from around the world.