Hosted by CFNA and organized by YASHILI International, the Global Dairy Forum was held on Nov. 6 in Shanghai. CFNA Vice President Yu Lu presided over the forum. More than 100 representatives from the Ministry of Commerce, the General Administration of Customs, the New Zealand Embassy in China, the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the Guangdong Provincial Department of Commerce, and domestic and foreign dairy industry organizations and enterprises attended the forum.
As one of the on-site supporting activities of the first CIIE, with a theme of ¡°Gathering global resources and serving Chinese market¡±, the forum shared the successful experience of Chinese companies on effectively combining the advantages of resources, market and brand through ¡°going out¡± and ¡°bringing in,¡± and supplying high-quality dairy products to Chinese market to satisfy Chinese consumers' pursuit of high-quality life.
Li Chenggang, Assistant Minister of Ministry of Commerce, emphasized that China is one of the most dynamic dairy markets in the world. With the increase in income and the optimization of consumption structure, the consumption growth potential of Chinese dairy product will be great in the future. The Chinese government will adhere to the open strategy of mutual benefit and win-win, and continue to unleash the domestic market potential and the space of import, and we will closely combine tariffs ¡¯ cutting, trade facilitation measures¡¯ promoting with the development accelerating of new formats and new models.
During the forum, Yashili New Zealand Dairy Co., Ltd signed a 101 million dollar purchasing contract with Yashili International Holdings Ltd, which was a pragmatic contribution to the first CIIE.