Why You Should Participate

  • China’s foreign direct investment (FDI) remained stable for 2016, while outbound direct investment (ODI) post strong growth, reaching USD126 billion in 2016 (MofCom).
  • To access suitable investment destinations via the trading passage of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative, negotiations to upgrade the China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement are expected to be concluded by the end of January 2016 (China Daily)
  • ODI from China’s manufacturing sector jumped by 63.1 percent to USD 5.09 billion in the first half of 2015 (MofCom)
  • It was the third consecutive year for China to register the most ODI across the world (Xinhua)
  • Since China began to issue ODI figures, data has been expanding and the annual growth rate averaged 37.5 percent (National Bureau of Statistics)
  • On 30 November 2015, the IMF decided to include the yuan in the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket starting from 1 October 2016 (Focus Economics)

Who Should Sponsor & Attend

Senior Level Managers of the following:

  • Special Economic & Free Trade Zones
  • Investment & Trade Promotion Agencies
  • Industry-Specific Parks & Clusters
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Ports, Airports & Logistics Operators
  • Regional Development Authorities & Agencies
  • Trade Facilitation and Development Bodies, Agencies & NGO’s
  • Commercial Real Estate Services & Site Selection Consultants