President Xi Jinping will seek to promote China as an advocate for globalisation and free trade when he opens the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: ReutersPresident Xi Jinping will seek to promote China as an advocate for globalisation and free trade when he opens the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping will seek to promote China as an advocate for globalisation and free trade when he opens the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters

Xi Jinping set to sell International Import Expo as symbol of China’s openness and globalisation

  • President will deliver a keynote speech to kick off the weeklong trade fair in Shanghai, which has attracted about 3,000 companies from around the world
  • But while foreign firms are free to display their goods there, they’ll still face the non-tariff barriers that make it hard to sell them

Topic |   China International Import Expo
President Xi Jinping will seek to promote China as an advocate for globalisation and free trade when he opens the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: ReutersPresident Xi Jinping will seek to promote China as an advocate for globalisation and free trade when he opens the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping will seek to promote China as an advocate for globalisation and free trade when he opens the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
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