During this International Expo the status of General Partner will permit DCMU to present in full the investment potential of the region. The Third Russia-China Expo will be taking place from 11th to 14th of July 2016 on the territory of Ekaterinburg Expo center. The Expo is considered to be the main platform to expand and diversify trade and cooperation between Russia and China. In 2014 and 2015 First and Second Russia-China Expos have been taking place in Harbin, Hēilóngjiāng province, in the framework of Harbin International Trade and Economic Fair. Sverdlovsk Region was then awarded an opportunity to host this prestigious event and The Expo will take place in Russia for the first time in 2016. The exposition will display up-to-date industrial technologies being developed by Russian and Chinese companies and institutes; it will be also featuring the presentations of current joint projects as well highlighting trade, economic and investment potential of two countries. Participating companies will represent such sectors as agriculture, medical services, natural resources extraction, engineering technologies, equipment manufacturing as well as consumer goods production.
Ample event agenda will consist of industry round tables, presentations of enterprises and investment platforms, various meetings in B2B format with representatives of Russian and Chinese industrial complex. The partnership with Russia-China Expo is seen by DCMU as an opportunity to have direct access to business community of China in order to spark interest to investment projects in Sverdlovsk Region. Official status of General Partner will also permit DCMU to participate actively in all Expo’s activities and to network directly with business missions and delegations from China.
It is expected that in the future Russia-China Expo will become an independent project hosted in Ekaterinburg-Expo Center which will also increase Center’s revenue. Russia-China Expo might be awarded a status of separate event with a same status as INNOPROM and it will be taking place on the regular basis.