The 9th Sino-International Freight Forwarders Conference:ssion
the 9th Sino-International Freight Forwarders Conference jointly hosted by China International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFA) and World Cargo Alliance (WCA) was held in Xiamen International Convention Center Hotel on September 17, 2012,. With Global best freight forwarding enterprises gathering together, about 1200 freight forwarding and logistics representatives of 800 enterprises from 101 countries and regions around the world attended the Conference, 60% of whom came from overseas.
At the opening ceremony, Mr. Zhao Huxiang, President of China International Freight Forwarders Association, and Mr. David Yokeum, President of WCA, delivered warm speeches. Mr. Lv Jijian, Deputy Director General of Trade in Service Department of The Ministry of Commerce, Mr.Jiang Shuxia, Vice Chairman of Xiamen CPPCC attended the meeting and delivered speech respectively. Mr. Huang Heming, Deputy Secretary General of Xiamen Municipal Government and other leaders of relevant government departments attended the meeting and visited the exhibition venue.
Mr.Zhao Huxiang representing the event host, extended warm welcome and heartfelt regards to the delegates from all over the World. He pointed out that the conference has become more wider in regional cover, bigger in scale and with more enthusiastic growing. Chinese and foreign freight forwarder logistics enterprises conference had turned from "one-on-one" style private exchanges and transactions among enterprises into an important platform to promote the development of global freight forwarder logistics industry. He expected that all delegates could find out their different needs through effective communication in the precious time.
Mr. David. Yokeum pointed out that by holding such conference for Chinese and foreign freight forwarders and logistics enterprises, he hoped to provide majority of participants with opportunities for cooperation and a platform for communication, and help enterprises to improve their ability to resist risks and expand their global business.
Mrs. Jiang Shuxia said: "The 9th Sino-International Freight Forwarders Conference was held in Xiamen, which provided not only a "doorstep" of international exchange platform for Xiamen-based and Xiamen surrounding-based logistics companies and freight forwarders, but also opened a direct window for overseas businessmen to better understand about the international freight forwarding and logistics market in Xiamen and China. He Looked forward to the Conference to be held continually in Xiamen with even more success.