1. Euro-Asia Economic Forum
The Euro-Asia Economic Forum, launched in November 2005, has been held biennially in autumn in Xi'an, the capital city of Shaanxi province in Northwest China. Approved by the State Council, the forum is positioned as a high-level and opening international conference involving Eurasian countries, which aims to explore the great market potential of the Eurasian region, and promote communication and exchanges among countries along the Belt and Road.
Attended by members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the forum has developed into an important window for Eurasian countries to deepen multilateral ties and promote practical cooperation in all fields, and to push forward the development of Shaanxi's export-oriented economy. In the future, the forum is expected to be one of the key platforms to promote the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative.
2. China Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Fair
The China Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Fair (CAF) has been held 25 sessions in Yangling, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, every autumn since 1994, with an accumulated number of more than 28 million people and businessmen from over 70 countries and regions taking part.
Jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the State Forestry and Grassland Administration, the National Intellectual Property Administration, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Shaanxi Provincial Government, the CAF aims to drive China's agricultural science and technology innovation, promote the development of characteristic modern agriculture, and strengthen agricultural cooperation and exchanges between China and foreign countries.
Over years of development, the CAF, dubbed as a State-level 5A grade comprehensive agricultural exhibition, and an international event approved by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) since 2017, has grown into the largest and most influential agricultural fair in China, bringing in significant economic and social benefits.
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3. The Shaanxi Belt and Road Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expo
The Shaanxi Belt and Road Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expo has been held in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, since 2017 as a platform to promote communication and exchanges between China and the Belt and Road countries and regions.
Jointly hosted by the Shaanxi Provincial Department of Science and Technology, the Shaanxi Association for Science and Technology, the China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association, and the China Technology Market Association, this year's event, which was held April 20, ran on the theme of "integration of technology and industry, and innovation-driven development".
Occupying an exhibition area of nearly 20,000 square meters, the event showed visitors the achievements in scientific and technological innovation at home and abroad in various fields such as energy science and technology, intelligent manufacturing, and artificial intelligence. Seen as a boost for the construction of Shaanxi's Belt and Road Sci-tech Innovation Center, the event will promote the integrated development of science and industries, and accelerate the commercialization of research findings.