The 8th China Overseas Investment Fair

Date: 20 - 21 Oct 2016

With the approval of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the People's Republic of China, the 8th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) will be held at the Beijing Exhibition Center, PRC on 20-21 October 2016.

As the premier event in the field of China outbound investment, COIFAIR organizes expos, investment seminars, project presentations and promotions and high-level meetings to gather enterprises, financial institutions, service providers, government departments, international organizations, business associations, research institutions and other entities. It brings together different countries, capital, projects, information, experts, services and other key elements and offers copious investment opportunities and cooperation prospects. It is a platform for Chinese enterprises to go abroad and for all participants to develop international bilateral and multilateral investment cooperation; also a portal for foreign entities to attract Chinese investments. Each year, COIFAIR attracts participants from over 100 countries and regions, is used by more than 1,000 major state-owned enterprises and well-known privately held companies from China as a platform to network with foreign investment agencies, and is covered extensively by both Chinese and foreign influential mainstream media.

Guided by the national strategy of “Going Global", the 8th COIFAIR’s theme is "Production Capacity Cooperation Fuels Up Win-win Development”; focusing closely on "world cooperation of production capacity'*; propelling the development of the "One Belt One Road” Initiative (the Belt and Road); actively facilitating China's major industries to expand extensive cooperation with foreign businesses; as well as realizing mutual benefits for win-win results.

COIFAIR will offer an effective platform for communication and collaboration during the two-day session. During this time, representatives from key countries and regions situated along the routes of the Belt and Road will introduce the investment climates, policies and projects in their respective countries or regions to promote connectivity and seek mutual development. Also, Chinese companies in the field of infrastructure, manufacturing, agriculture, e-commerce, logistics, tourism, building materials, railway, automobile, chemical, machinery, high technology, aviation, telecommunication, energy, real estate and textile will participate in matchmaking meetings. Additionally, more than 20 national provinces and cities will showcase their regional competitive industries. We believe COIFAIR will facilitate the integration of global resources, provide new forces for economic growth, and create favorable conditions for global development.

We cordially invite you to attend the 8th COIFAIR to enjoy this grand international investment event.

This event is supported by:

  • The World Bank
  • World Trade Organization
  • United Nations Development Programme
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies


  • Focus on key industries and to promote cooperation

Select competitive industries and propel global cooperation in production capacity among the targeted countries, as well as to boost investment and collaboration among countries and regions situated along the Belt and Road.

  • Join hands worldwide and share a common development

Representatives from more than 100 countries and regions around the world will gather in Beijing, China to seize opportunities and seek common strategies for peaceful development

  • Value adding and results-oriented

Build a mutually beneficial platform for information integration, business communication, project investment and financing, internationalization, and regional coordination and interaction; and provide multi-dimensional dynamic services.

  • Wide exposure and brand-promotion
More than 100 Chinese and foreign Internet, television, radio, newspaper, magazines and apps will be covering COIFAIR.

Exhibitions and Meeting Areas

  • International Hall (Hall 2)

Embassies, governmental agencies, industry organizations, international organizations, enterprises, project owners and other entities from around the world will be exhibited in the International Hall

  • Industry Enterprise Hall (Hall 12)

Enterprises from various sectors including energy and resources, infrastructure, construction and overseas engineering contracting, manufacturing, transportation, warehousing and logistics, business services and finance will showcase their capabilities in the Industry Enterprise Hall.

  • New: China- Russia food industry and services expo
A new expo dedicated to the Chinese and Russian food and agricultural industries will be held this year.

Agenda (Draft)

18-19 October 2016 [Tuesday and Wednesday]

  • 08:00-18:00 Exhibitioners Move-in [Exhibition Hall]
  • 08:00-18:00 Registration for VIPs and Professionals [Exhibition Hall]

20 October 2016 [Thursday]

  • 09:00-17:00  Exhibition Zone Opens [Exhibition Hall]
  • 09:00-12:00  Opening Ceremony and Plenary Forum [Hall 7]
  • 10:00-12:00 China's Nuclear Power Going Global [Meeting Room 4]
  • 10:00-12:00 Outbound Investment Cooperation Forum on Optical Cable Industry [Meeting Room 5]
  • 10:00-12:00 China Special Equipment’s Capacity Cooperation Seminar (closed) [Meeting Room A]
  • 10:30-12:00 Hungary Promotion Seminar [Meeting Room 8]
  • 10:30-12:00 Belgium Promotion Seminar [Meeting Room 8]
  • 12:00-13:30  Luncheon
  • 14:00-17:00 Forum on "Belt and Road: Risks and Rewards" [Lecture Hall]
  • 14:00-17:00 China-Russia Investment Cooperation [Hall 7]
  • 14:00-17:00 Invest in Latin America and Caribbean Region [Meeting Room 5]
  • 14:00-17:00 Forum on New Energy Automobile [Meeting Room 4]
  • 14:00-16:00 Blue Book Launch on 2016 China Overseas Development Report [Meeting Room B]
  • 14:00-17:00 New Products and Technology for International Energy Promotion Seminar [Meeting Room 8]
  • 18:00-20:00  COIFAIR Reception
21 October 2016 [Friday]
  • 09:00-17:00  Exhibition Zone Opens [Exhibition Hall]
  • 09:00-12:00  China Railway Express & International Logistics Cooperation [Meeting Room 5]
  • 09:00-12:00 Hong Kong - Regional Hub for Corporate Treasury Centres and New Opportunities for Mainland Enterprises [Lecture Hall]
  • 09:00-12:00 International Agricultural Capacity Cooperation Forum of‘the Belt and Road” [Hall 7]
  • 09:00-12:00 International Cooperation Forum on Solar Power [Meeting Room 4]
  • 09:00-12:00 Country Promotion Seminar [Meeting Room 8]
  • 12:00-13:30 Luncheon
  • 14:00-17:00 China International Energy Leaders Summit [Lecture Hall]
  • 14:00-17:00 China-Arab Investment Cooperation Forum [Meeting Room 8]
  • 14:00-17:00 International Cooperation Forum on Wind Power [Meeting Room 4]
  • 14:00-17:00 “The Belt and Road” Agricultural Projects Match-making Meeting [Hall 7]
  • 14:00-17:00 Country Promotion Seminar [Meeting Room B]

Note: the programme might be rearranged slightly and the one released on the day will prevail.

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