International technology fair goes online

Huang Yixuan
This year's Overseas China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair making use of advanced Internet technologies to benefit exhibitors and buyers around the world. 
Huang Yixuan

The three-day 2020 Overseas China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair opened online on Wednesday.

With a "Build a robust digital infrastructure to embrace the Internet economy” theme, the fair makes use of advanced Internet technologies such as a cloud virtual exhibition hall to achieve five core functions — cloud launching, cloud livestreaming, cloud negotiation, cloud matchmaking, and cloud signing.

Andrzej Juchniewicz, chief representative of China Representative Office of Polish Investment and Trade Agency, said at a launch forum that Poland is China’s largest trading partner in central and eastern Europe, and the potential of China-Poland economic cooperation is huge and worth further exploration. 

"Through the excellent platform of the fair, we hope to further promote communication and exchanges between enterprises from the two countries, deepen mutual understanding, enhance mutual trust and open up more space for cooperation," he said.

Syrus Lohrasb, founder and CEO of the China-Britain Business Fusion, a consultancy assisting companies with market opportunities plans, discussed the digital transformation of industrial layouts, emerging industries and the roles of 5G, cloud and big data, as well as the construction of smart cities and the development of digital economy, the layout of Shanghai’s sci-tech industry, and China-UK cooperation.

The fair, hosted by the Shanghai Commission of Commerce and the Shanghai International Trade Promotion Commission, organized several sections showing the city's environment, sci-tech innovation sector, intelligent epidemic prevention sector, an area for official release and an area for trading and services. 

It is expects to appeal to 100,000 buyers in 30 countries and regions.

A total of 74 enterprises brought almost a hundred advanced technologies for exhibition, transaction and global release on the fair's online platform.

Four special exhibition areas were set up, focusing on information technology, smart manufacturing, smart innovation and cross-border e-commerce.

INESA (Group) Co, a provider and operator of total solutions for smart cities, is showing the latest Internet security situation awareness platform; Shanghai Fusheng Technology Co displays its new self-developed domestic chip industrial control computer; while Unodolar Intelligence exhibits its latest 3D holographic scanning automatic detection system.

Exhibitors and buyers from home and abroad can explore the exhibition via the Digital Expo mobile application or website

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