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Year 2012


 

The 8th ICIF was opened in Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on May, 18th, 2012. Liu Yunshan, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary General of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and Head of the CPC Publicity Department, Sun Zhijun, Vice Minister of the CPC Publicity Department, Qiu Hong, Party member and Minister to Assistant of the Ministry of Commerce, Tian Jin, Vice Directer of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, Liu Binjie, the Director-general of General Administration of Press and Publication, Jiang Jianguo and Sun Shoushan, Deputy Director of General Administration of Press and Publication, Wan Jifei, Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Wang Yang, Secretary General of Guangdong Provincial Committee, Zhu Xiaodan, Governor of Guangdong Provincial Government, Wang Rong, Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal Committee, and Xu Qin, Mayor of Shenzhen, etc. jointly attended the opening ceremony. On the second day, Li Changchun, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee inspected the main exhibition halls.
The 8th ICIF set up 40 sub-venues. The number of exhibitors of the main exhibition halls reached 1928. And it was the third time that governmental delegations from all provinces, municipalities and regains of Mainland China, as well as Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions of China exhibited in ICIF. 16,081 overseas buyers from 95 countries and regions were invited to the fair, an increase of 4000 compared with 2007. The total turnover of 8th ICIF amounted to 143.551 billion yuan, in which the contractual turnover reached 87.713 billion yuan, accounting for 61.10% of the total, which is an increase of 46.07% in comparison with that of last year, far exceeding the intended turnover for the first time. The turnover of intended deals was 48.692 billion yuan, which was 33.92% of total turnover.
In December, the derivative fair of ICIF, Winter Arts & Crafts Expo of the 8th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair was held, which gained sound social and economic effects.
In the same year, ICIF was awarded Pioneering Unit in the Work of National Cultural Structure Reform granted by the CPC Publicity Department, Ministry of Culture, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and General Administration of Press and Publication.

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