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The 13th Circular Economy Forum (CEF) to be Held in Beijing  

Beijing - Apr 27, 2018 3:53:07 PM

The 21st China Beijing International High-Tech Expo (CHITEC) will be held through May 17 (Thursday) to 20 (Sunday) in Beijing under the theme “Take the Lead in Hi-tech Industries and Facilitate the Development of Innovation Centers” through well-designed comprehensive activities, exhibitions, forums, business talks and e-exhibitions. As one of the forums, the 13th Circular Economy Forum (CEF) will kick off in early June in Beijing.

Encountering a great many problems in the 13th Five-year Period, including a slower yet healthier economic growth, extensive mode of development, prominent structural difficulties and tightened environmental and resource restrictions, it is imperative for us to move towards a green, circular and low-carbon end with both improved quality and benefits. To thoroughly pursue the vision of innovative, coordinated, green and open development that is for everyone, shift the development model for improved quality and efficiency, and set foot on the road to green economy, this year’s CEF will evolve around the theme “Green Development and Regional Innovation and Upgrading”. Leaders from the National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Ecology and Environment and other authorities, experts from the Development Research Centre of the State Council, members of industrial associations, and representatives from related cities, industrial parks, enterprises and media will be invited to the event, exploring ways to reorient cities, parks and industries through business innovation and green economic development.

In addition to speeches from the leaders and opinions from the guests, the 13th CEF will also feature discussions about the prospects and challenges on, among others, circular use of urban resources, and industrial upgrading driven by circular innovation. Also, cities, industrial parks and enterprises with extraordinary performance and contributions in the area of circular economy will be rewarded the honorable titles of “Circular Economy Model Cities”, “Circular Economy Model Parks”, “Circular Economy Model Companies”, etc.

Organized by CHITEC Organizing Committee and co-organized by China Top Brands and BJCanKao, the 13th CEF will build on the success of the past 12 years and give particular attention to innovation and progress with the times, revealing the new height of circular development and demonstrative zones through VR rendering and other innovative technologies. A delegation of experts will be sent to exemplary cities, enterprises and industrial parks, compiling a collection of case studies for record at pertinent authorities. Besides, to make the event more attractive and down-to-earth, on-site visits will be arranged to regions engaged in circular economy innovation. Furthermore, to improve visibility and make a full use of CHITEC’s resources, the 13th CEF will feature whole-process integrated media publicity through multiple channels.

For more information about the 21st CHITEC, please refer to or Wechat and Weibo official accounts of CCPIT Beijing.