More than 2,700 small and medium-sized companies from over 30 countries and regions will showcase t
heir products in an industrial expo in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, according to the organizers.上海夜生活
The annual China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF), which focuses on equipment, textile and garme
nt, construction material and furniture, energy saving and cross-border e-commerce, will be held in Guangzhou on Oct 10.上海夜生活
Delegations consisting of officials and business people from Cote d’lvoire, India, South Africa, Nigeria, Bulgaria, Kenya, Mya
nmar, Mexico, Vietnam, Russia and Poland will attend the fair, looking for opportunities to boost economic ties with China.上海夜生活
“As one of the largest consumer markets, India will strengthen ties with China in terms of cooperation in industrial sector
s,” said P. Udayakumar, director of planning and marketing of the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd, a government of India enterprise.
上海夜生活An International Trade Centre (ITC) report warned Thursday that small firms across the world are twice as affected as their large ente
rprises counterparts when complying with standards and regulations required to conduct international business.
“Trade in the 21st century is increasingly consumer-centric,” said ITC Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez in a statement.上海夜生活品茶微信
“Standards are an important means to respond to consumer demands for ‘good trade’, one that is environ
mentally sustainable, socially responsible and protective of consumers. But standards can
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According to the 2016 SME Competitiveness Outlook: meeting the standard for trade, a 10 percent increase in regu
上海夜生活品茶微信latory burden cuts small-firm exports by 3.2 percent, compared to a 1.6 percent drop for large-business exports.
hanghai has unveiled its first dedicated artificial intelligence incubator as part of its push t上海千花网o make AI a cornerstone of its industrial transformation.
上海千花网Launched in Shanghai’s Wujiaochang, an area home to multiple leading
research houses such as Fudan University and Tongji University, the first 3,000 square-mete
r AI Space serves as an accelerator to turn abstract AI ideas into prototypes and potentially into tangible products.上海千花网
Backed by the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatizati
o上海千花网n, the facility will provide working space, data bases, technical support, financing and res
ources match-making with application scenarios. Such a model will be duplicated across the city in due time.
上海千花网Five AI startups have signed memoranda of understanding with the first AI space, c
overing areas from the combination of AI and medical care, education and big data.
The incubator was launched earlier this week on the same occasion whe
n the city announced the setup of a series of awards, dubbed SAIL, dedicated to an AI-th
emed contest, whose results will be announced ahead of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in August.
“The SAIL awards are not only an influential part of the WAIC competition, but an impor上海千花网
tant carrier in the integration of industries, universities, researches and application in the field of AI
,上海千花网女神会所” said Zhang Ying, chief engineer of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization.
With four subcategories, the SAIL awards are expected to facilitat
e the development of AI and accelerate its transformation from concepts to reality.
Official statistics上海千花网女神会所 showed that the city is already home to 1,000 companies with AI as its core b
上海千花网女神会所usiness. According to a plan issued last year by municipal authorities, Shanghai is looking to lead the pack by b
ecoming a global AI hub, with plans to expand the scale of i上海千花网女神会所ts industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.4 billion) by 2020.
Yifu, as Daily some problems persist, such as inadequate mechanisms f researcher with the Suning Institute of Finance, told Securitie上海乌托邦
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Authorities should have a deep understanding of the important role for tax cut
上海乌托邦 s and fee reductions in stimulating market entities and promoting high-quality econ
omic development, while improving policies and measures to enhance governance and manage emerging issues, said Fu.
hina on Thursday urged the United States to cease its
上海乌托邦 wrong practices and resolve existing problems through dialogue and cooperation on an equal footing with China.
This came as 96 percent of 314 business representatives stated their opposition to the US’ propos
ed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. They testified during hearings in Washington, which concluded on Tuesday.上海乌托邦上海品茶
Gao Feng, spokesman of the Ministry of Commer上海乌托邦ce, said the US side should listen carefully to the voices of the industry and end its wrong practices.
The US side should address problems through equal dialogue and cooperation with China, which is in the interest of the two sides and the rest of the world,上海乌托邦 Gao said at a regular news conference.
He said that China also urges the US to immediately lift the measures that contain
and sanction Chinese companies, in order to promote the steady and healthy development of China-US economic and trade relations.上海乌托邦上海品茶
China and the US have been locked in a trade dispute for months, exchanging hefty tariffs on each other’s imports.
After reaching an impasse, negotiators agreed on Monday to resume their cons
上海乌托邦ultations. Top leaders of the two countries are expected to meet during the G20 summit in Japan.