International tech fair growing rapidly
April 16, 2019
The seventh China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair will have nearly a thousand exhibitors and is expected to have more than 520,000 visitors from home and abroad.
After six years, the CSITF has become an important platform for exhibiting leading international technologies, linking professional innovation resources, and promoting communication and cooperation of small and medium-sized innovation enterprises, said Shang Yuying, head of the city's Commission of Commerce as well as Deputy Secretary General of the Shanghai Government.
The Ministry of Commerce says that from 2012 to 2018 the registered contract value of technology imports and exports in the city rose from about US$4.9 billion to about US$14 billion, an increase of 184.7 percent.