Singapore Business Federation (SBF) will lead a delegation of nearly 350 senior business representatives from over 80 prominent Singapore enterprises to participate in the first-ever China International Import Expo (CIIE).
According to a Tuesday's press release issued by the SBF, this is the largest delegation from an ASEAN nation to CIIE, which will take place on Nov. 5 to Nov. 10 at Shanghai's National Exhibition and Convention Center.
The Singapore Commercial Pavilions will occupy the largest space in the Trade in Services hall of the expo, they will also have a presence in the halls of Food and Agricultural Products and High-end Intelligent Equipment, featuring Singapore goods and services across logistics and transportation, financial and banking, education, healthcare and F&B sectors.
On the sidelines of the CIIE, SBF will hold two business activities, namely, the Singapore-China Trade and Investment Forum (SCTIF), as well as an exclusive business matching session for Singapore exhibitors co-organized with Bank of China.
As the facilitator of CIIE's business matching sessions and the SBF-appointed Sole Financial Services Partner for the SCTIF, Bank of China is pleased to co-organize with SBF a special business matching session customised for Singaporean companies at the exhibition, said Deng Lei, Assistant General Manager of Bank of China Singapore Branch.
SBF Chairman Teo Siong Seng said, "As a third country collaborator, Singapore is well-positioned to help Chinese companies to penetrate ASEAN markets and beyond, through our strong regional connection, technological expertise, multicultural talents and sophisticated legal framework."