The Sixth CISMEF: Spain as the co-host country

2016-09-28 03:52:05 来源:

Hosted by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, State Administration for Industry and Commerce, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, China Banking Regulatory Commission, as well as the People’s Government of Guangdong Province, the 6th CISMEF was held from Sept. 22nd to 25th, 2009 in Guangzhou. With an exhibition area of 120,000 square meters and 6,187 booths, this CISMEF attracted 3,935 SMEs from China and around the world to participate, and 250,000 visitors came to the fair.

Spain, as the co-host country, organized more than 200 companies and organizations to the fair. Their exhibition area was 10,000 square meters, covering ten industries, such as biotechnology, machine tools, spare parts and industrial equipment, information technology, agricultural product, energy and climate change and environment, tourism, franchising, engineering and construction and education. The participants came from many fields like construction, environmental protection, furniture, food, logistics, education, etc. Big-named companies like Telefonica, Banco Santander, BBVA, Indra, Endesa, CAF, Torres and Real Madrid were among the participants. Sebastian, then minister of Spanish Industry, Tourism and Trade, said that he was very pleased with the outcome of the fair and that nearly 80% of Spanish companies were “very satisfied” or “satisfied”. Sebastian, then minister of Spanish Industry, Tourism and Trade, led the government delegation of nearly 50 participants to the fair and signed with Li Yizhong, minister of Industry and Information Technology, the “Cooperation agreement on industry, communications and information technology between the Industry and  Information Technology Ministry of the PRC and the Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministry of Spain”, as well as “Memorandum of Understanding for SMEs between the Industry and Information Technology Ministry of the PRC and the Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministry of Spain”.
With the theme of “Win-Win Cooperation of China and Spain”, the two counties held 46 activities together like China-Spain SME Summit, SME Financing and Investment Forum and project matchmaking, SME Development Seminar, Asia-Europe SME Cooperation and Development Seminar, etc.