Chinese President Xi Jinping will be the keynote speaker at this year’s China International Import Expo, for the second time in a row. Photo: Xinhua

China expects more US companies to join Facebook, Microsoft and Boeing at import expo, despite trade war

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping confirmed as opening keynote speaker at massive trade event to be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10
  • Bilateral trade between the US and China has decreased significantly in past year, but Beijing says it has not stopped American companies from attending
Topic |   China International Import Expo

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Chinese President Xi Jinping will be the keynote speaker at this year’s China International Import Expo, for the second time in a row. Photo: Xinhua
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (second left), Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) visited the 2018 China International Import Expo. Photo: EPA

China President Xi Jinping to speak at Shanghai import expo next month in bid to offset US trade war worries

  • Xi Jinping is expected to again give a keynote speech on the first day of the China International Import Expo, which will be held from November 5-10
  • China is seeking to attract the international business and investment community amid the trade war with United States which has slowed growth to a record low
Topic |   China economy

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (second left), Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) visited the 2018 China International Import Expo. Photo: EPA
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