2016 China Imported Food Integrated Chain Summit

May 27 2016

On May 6, the Australian Business Chamber was invited to attend the 2016 China Imported Food Integrated Chain Summit. With the theme of “The Development of Imported Food Integrated Chain and the Establishment of Experimental Zone for Imported Food and Farm Product”, over 300 companies, including logistic suppliers, service providers, distributors and other related corporates attended the summit. Attendees were looking for collaboration opportunities and were exchanging their experience and comments, aiming to improve the industry of imported food in China with joint efforts.
 
The summited was hosted by the Farm Product Cold Chain Logistics Council of China Communications and Transportation Association. Other attendees were from Shanghai government, associations, logistic companies, food companies and representatives from consulates and business chambers in Shanghai.
 
Apart from the networking activities, industrial experts were invited to give lectures. Mr. Jin Quan from Shanghai Imported Food Company Association introduced the inspection and quarantine of imported food. Ms. Cao Wenjing, Director of Food Practice of PwC introduced their report on benefits brought by the integration of supply chain.
 
Fruit, meat and other fresh foods from Australia are popular among Chinese buyers and consumers nowadays. The Australian Business Chamber, on behalf of the members of this category, sought for business development opportunities in the very potential China market.