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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Wednesday, November 25 2020 - 15:05
SW China's Chengdu to host event on international supply chain innovation
CHENGDU, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Southwest China's Chengdu is to hold an event on innovation of international 
supply chain on November 30, inviting experts and executives to discuss new 
trends in the sector, and unleashing related opportunities as the city builds a 
modern logistics industry ecosystem. The event is carried out by National 
Business Daily. 


As a part of the 2020 Chengdu New Economy Double Thousand Project which last 
through December, the event will unveil new scenes and products in the supply 
chain sector. Three major new scenes include the international supply chain 
services in Qingbaijiang District, which is the terminal of the China-Europe 
railway express, and in Jianyang, where Chengdu's second international airport 
is located, as well as the supply chain service for modern agriculture in 

Besides, four new products will be unveiled at the event via interactive 
roadshows. They include the international aviation supply chain services, 
comprehensive service platform for international supply chain, bond and custom 
clearance services for international medical devices, and logistics service 

Top scholars and experts from home and abroad will bring their insights to the 
discussion. Cai Jin, vice chairman of China Society of Logistics, Ma Jian, 
secretary general of the Institute of Airport Economics, and Jian Ming, 
associate dean of School of Transportation and Logistics, Southwest Jiaotong 
University, will attend the event to discuss new trends and opportunities in 
international supply chain. 

Dr. Thorsten Jelinek, Director of Taihe Institute, Europe Center and former 
Associate Director of the World Economic Forum, as well as Wang Yurong, deputy 
director of Institute for Contemporary China Studies, Tsinghua University, will 
share their ideas via videos.

Moreover, top supply chain enterprises in Chengdu including Cosco Shipping, 
Alibaba's Fresh Hema, and the supply chain service company of Tianfu 
International Biot-Town will share their business stories via creative videos, 
speech, and live streaming. 

As a result of economic globalization, international supply chain has become a 
key sector for cities and regions to reconstruct competitive edges. Chengdu was 
among the first batch of China's pilot cities for supply chain innovation and 
application, and its experience has become one of the national exemplars.

The event is organized by Chengdu Municipal Port and Logistics Office, Chengdu 
New Economy Development Commission, government of the Qingbaijiang District. 

SOURCE: National Business Daily

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