Beijing highlighted the event as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to opening up the economy. Photo: EPA-EFE Beijing highlighted the event as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to opening up the economy. Photo: EPA-EFE
Beijing highlighted the event as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to opening up the economy. Photo: EPA-EFE

China touts US$57.8 billion deals after Shanghai import expo, but how much of that is window-dressing?

  • China International Import Expo hailed as symbol of Chinese opening up but unlikely to address ongoing concerns of trade partners
  • Business figures point out many deals would have gone ahead with or without high-profile event

Topic |   China International Import Expo
Beijing highlighted the event as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to opening up the economy. Photo: EPA-EFE Beijing highlighted the event as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to opening up the economy. Photo: EPA-EFE
Beijing highlighted the event as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to opening up the economy. Photo: EPA-EFE
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