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border e-commerce for the first time, in order to panoramically present the Chinese industrial business chain.
The exhibition includes four main areas – an importer area, exporter area, integrated service provider area and international area.
Chen Haiquan, head of Guangdong Asia-Pacific E-commerce Research Institute, said cross-border e-commerce is considered an important engine of China’s innovation-driven development.
he ongoing 13th China International SME Fair, which is being held from Oct 10 to 27 in Guang
zhou, has organized four industrial exhibitions for visitors and professional buyers both from home and abroad.
Energy Conservation ExhibitionDate and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo
Energy-saving and emission-reduction projects are endowed with even higher and new requirements in 2016, the beginning of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20). The E
nergy Conservation Exhibition, held annually, is the largest and most influential gala of its kind in Guangdong province. This year’s event provided 280 international-standard booths in an area of more than 5,600 square meters.
Textile and Apparel Exhibition
Date and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo Along with the advancement of science and technology, and the flourishing development of internet plus industries, traditional garment com
panies have in recent years grown more interested in a new and vibrant sector – smart clothing. This year’s Textile and Apparel Ex
hibition set up a specific exhibition area for smart clothing, in a bid to help integrate both the up – and downstream of the industrial chain.
Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair
Date and Location: Oct 16-20; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center To help companies start and expand export trade globally, thi
s year’s Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair will gather worldwide purchasing resources and work with professional financi
al institutions to provide a one-stop integrated export service, which includes customs clearance, foreign exchange and tax reimbursement, as well as sea, air and land logistics.
Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition
Date and Location: Oct 24-27; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center This year’s Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition set up 600 international-standard booths in an area of 17,500 square meters. It is expected to attra
ct 300 exhibitors and over 60,000 professional visitors. There are 66 medical service institutions in the area, including two top level public hospitals.
It has also become one of few Chinese industries that can lead the world.
According to a related leaders summit held on Oct 11, the volume of China’s cross-border e-commerce transactions reached 5.4 trillion yuan in 2015, up 28.6 perc
ent year-on-year. As of June this year, the volume reached 2.6 trillion yuan, up 30 percent over the same period last year.
The FDA, which also regulates the cosmetics and beauty industry, says it is “concerned”
about the growing number of CBD products that make unproven health claims.
Not all cosmetic products need the FDA’s approval before they hit the market, but the FDA c
an take action against companies that claim unsubstantiated health benefits from their products.
It’s estimated that about 64 million US citizens have tried CBD in the past two years,
according to a January 2019 Consumer Reports survey of more than 4,000 people.
As for the size of the market, total sales of hemp-based CBD products are expected to
reach $22 billion by 2022, up from $619 million in 2017, according to Brightfield.
“There is high consumer interest in the demand of these products, and there’s a co
mplete lack of regulations in the available landscape,” Paul Armentano, deputy d
ie and the trust they shared allowed him to capture, in hundreds of photographs and four music video
s, the artist’s transformation into Ziggy Stardust and the ’70s most intriguing and otherworldly ro
ck star,” writes Jasen Emmons, director of curatorial affairs at MoPOP, of the exhibition.
The exhibition opens with a quote from Bowie: “Mick sees me the way I see myself.”
It was what Bowie said to his manager when he reviewed the photos that Rock had taken for him.
Under one photo, shot in a dressing room in Scotland in 1973, a line explains Bowi
e’s creation of Ziggy Stardust, which was heavily influenced by two classical forms of Japanese theater: Kabuki and N
oh. After a six-city tour in Japan in 1973, Bowie began using a special Noh theater makeup palette, which he applied himself.
icy tools to offset short-term downside pressure, while the financial risks are under control as the country’s debt level has shown signs of stabilizing, Zhang said.
China’s overall debt-to-GDP ratio had dropped to 249.4 percent
by the end of 2018, 1.5 percentage points lower than a year earlier, according to the PBOC.
If trade tensions escalate further, more opening-up policies in the sectors of medical
care and education will help boost global investors’ confidence in the Chinese economy, Zhang added.
By hiking the tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 percent t
o 25 percent just when it seemed the China-US trade talks would achieve a bre
akthrough, the United States has not only intensified the trade dispute but also ensured both sides take a knock.
pplication software platforms of the Fengyun satellites for weather forecasting, as well as climate and environment monitoring.
They also requested a range of services, especially in monitoring rainfall, droughts, dust stor
ms, heavy fog and lightning, in addition to training courses on Fengyun meteorological satellite data ana
lysis, remote-sensing applications and data collection.
Many countries along the Belt and Road have high mountains, deserts, oc
eans and a lack of accurate meteorological information. The number of me
teorological disasters in the regions is more than double the global average, the administration said.
Wei Caiying, deputy general-director of the National Satellite Meteorol
ogical Center, said that real-time disaster monitoring by meteorological satellites co
uld provide these countries with a scientific basis for disaster prevention and reduction.