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Two forums and an expo held in Ningbo

On the afternoon of July 17, the municipal government held a press conference and announced that Ningbo will simultaneously hold the “International Cooperation Forum for Maritime Silk Road Ports”, the “International Marine Economy and Maritime Business Service Forum”, and the “China (Ningbo) Marine Economy Expo” (hereinafter referred to as the “two forums and an exhibition”) from July 17 to 20.

To be specific, the two forums focus on port cooperation, marine economy and maritime services, while the expo focuses on showcasing marine industry and technological innovative products. The forums and the exhibitions are held at the same time, aiming to make use of the “high-end forum + industry exhibition”  model to more efficiently integrate the advantageous resources of various platforms, gather industry experts and top enterprise representatives, jointly explore the mode and path of building a marine central city, showcase the latest products and technological achievements of the modern marine industry, share advanced cases of marine sustainable development, and expand cooperation and exchange opportunities in more diverse channels and broader fields.

The International Cooperation Forum has been held for six sessions in Ningbo and has received high recognition and widespread praise from all sectors of society. This is the seventh session, with the theme of “sharing the era, sharing the Silk Road, and strengthening ports together”. There will be one main forum, one high-level round-table meeting, four thematic forums, several linkage sections, and some off-site activities.

The International Marine Economy and Maritime Commercial Service Forum, as an emerging forum, is having its second session this year, with the theme of “developing blue partners and supporting marine economy”. The aim is to jointly build an international platform for marine cooperation and exchange, widely establish the blue economic partnership, and explore new opportunities for global marine economic development and cooperation. The event includes one main forum, five sub-forums, and two supporting docking activities.

It is worth mentioning that the China (Ningbo) Marine Economy Expo, with the theme of “blue Silk Road linking the world”, is attended by leading domestic and foreign marine economy enterprises, showcasing excellent products, leading technologies, solutions, and application achievements in the marine economy. The expo was held at Ningbo International Convention and Exhibition Center, with an exhibition area of 22,000 square meters, involving over 300 domestic and foreign enterprises

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