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The Third CIIE is Ready to Kick Off

  • Leader
    Nov 16
    The third China International Import Expo (CIIE) is entering the
    final stage of preparations as a huge road paving machine by German
    company Wirtgen Group became the first exhibit to arrive at the National
    Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the host venue of the 3rd
    CIIE, on Oct 23.To get more news about CIIE 2020, you can visit shine news official website.

    In the coming days, more exhibits will enter the venue, and the construction of exhibition booths will be finished by Nov 2.



    In light of epidemic control measures, Shanghai customs have offered
    special services to this year’s CIIE exhibitors by setting up 43 special
    passages and 79 special counters at major ports in the city.



    The registration center of the CIIE opened on Oct 23, providing
    participants with services such as emergency registration and exhibition
    pass replacement and pickup.



    About 500,000 people have registered for this year’s expo, and more
    than 400,000 expo passes have already been dispatched to the applicants
    by post, according to the CIIE Bureau.



    This year, the bureau has issued long-term expo passes, which are valid from 2020 to 2022.



    CIIE exhibitors stand to receive a certain amount of tax exemption,
    including customs duties, value-added tax (VAT) and consumption tax,
    according to the policy jointly released by the Ministry of Finance, the
    General Administration of Customs, and the State Taxation
    Administration on Oct 12.



    Each kind of exhibit is subject to a different tax cut. For example,
    exhibitors of mechanical and electrical equipment can enjoy tax cuts for
    a maximum of 12 items, while exhibitors of medical equipment can have a
    maximum of five.



    Duties will be levied on exhibitors selling products that exceed the
    quantity or quota stipulated in the policy, as well as unsold exhibits
    that are not returned overseas after the expo.



    According to epidemic prevention and control measures issued by the
    Shanghai municipal government on Oct 12, all participants in the CIIE
    must test negative for COVID-19 before entering the exhibition hall.



    All overseas participants are also required to undergo a 14-day
    health monitoring regime before entering China, and they need to declare
    their health conditions, have their body temperature checked, and
    undergo COVID-19 testing upon arrival. A 14-day health quarantine will
    then be carried out in designated hotels in Shanghai, during which they
    will have two COVID-19 tests.