The Press Conference for the opening of the 126th sessionof China Import and Export Fair was held in Canton Fair Complex inthe morning of Oct 14th. Mr. Xu Bing, spokesperson of the Canton Fair,Deputy Director General of China Foreign Trade Centre, introducedthe characteristics, highlights and preparation of this session to press fromhome and abroad.
Xu said that this year marks the 70th anniversary of thefounding of PRC. In the past 70 years, under the leadership of the CommunistParty of China, China has witnessed earthshaking changes and created a miracleof development unprecedented in human history. From a poor and weakagricultural country to the world’s second largest economy, from the “sleepinglion” to the world’s first and foremost engine of economic growth, China hasachieved giant leaps in its economic development. Made in China have becomepopular throughout the world. China’s foreign trade sector has also grownbigger and stronger and made splendid progress drawing worldwide attention. Thetotal amount of foreign trade surged from 1.1 billion dollars after the foundingof our country to 4.6 trillion dollars in 2018, making China the largest traderof goods in the world. Trade mix has been constantly optimized, and machineryand electronic products as well as products with high technological contenthave become the main exports. Private companies are the main force of foreigntrade.