In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China would host the China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018, which has received wide acclaim and warm response from the international community. The Chinese government has decided that the first China International Import Expo will be held in Shanghai from November 5-10, 2018. The CiIE is a major decision made by the CPC Central Committee to promote a new round of high-level opening-up and a major measure taken by the Chinese government to open its market to the world. The CiIE is not only a trading platform for products and services, but also a multi-functional and comprehensive platform for international cooperation. It is conducive to enhancing economic and trade cooperation and exchanges among countriesaround the world, promoting global trade and world growth, and promoting the development of an open world economy.