The press conference of the 2019 Hunan “Belt and Road” Green Expo was held in Changsha on November 26.
The 2019 Hunan “Belt and Road” Green Expo, and also a green industrial development forum, will be held in Changsha between December 6 and 8. More than 400 enterprises from North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania will participate, to share opportunities for green economic development.
At the press conference on November 26, He Jian, president of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Hunan Sub-council, recommended the expo. He said that, the expo is an international exposition, co-hosted by the China Chamber of Commerce, the CCPIT Hunan Sub-council, and the Changsha Municipal People’s Government. The theme is “green development for a better life”. It aims to set up an international platform for communication, exhibition, and cooperation in green development.
A main forum, themed sub-forums, economic and trade cooperation promotion, and exhibitions will be held, focusing on such aspects of energy saving and environmental protection; clean production; ecological environment; green life; and, green services. These activities will help promote green industry investment and development, green product trade and financing, green resources synergy and sharing, and green civilization communication and mutual learning.
The exhibition area is 22,000 sqm, consisting of three areas presenting green development, new energy and energy saving and environmental protection, and circular economy; and, one area for international exhibitors. The international exhibitors’ booth take up 20% of the total area. Several Global 500 enterprises, such as Volkswagen, General Motors, and Panasonic will present their advanced technologies and equipment for green development. Chinese leading companies, including Board Group, Hunan Unite Kitchen Water Treatment Co., Ltd., Aerospace Kaitian Environmental Technology Co., Ltd., and BYD will display their new materials, equipment, technologies, and solutions.
The main forum – Green Industry Development Forum, will concentrate on urban wastes development and utilization, and green technologies for agriculture and construction industry, to tell the connections between green development and healthy life. Four sub-forums will respectively focus on waste battery recycling and reusing, waste classification and treatment, circular agriculture development, and new ecological environment technologies. A number of government officials, persons-in-charge of international organizations, academicians and experts, and senior managers of famous enterprises will share their opinions on green development.
In recent years, Hunan has acted in the principle of green development, resolutely tackled pollution and resolved acute environmental problems, coordinately carried out comprehensive environment improvement at “one lake and fours rivers (Dongting Lake, and Xjiangjiang, Zijiang, Lishui and Yuanjiang rivers)”. It strictly observes ecological “red lines” and strives to develop green industries. “Green Manufacturing” and “Intelligent Manufacturing” are Hunan’s two brilliant international calling cards.