CCPIT Light Industry Sub-Council
Founded in 1988, CCPIT Light Industry Sub-Council (China Chamber of International Commerce - Sub-council of Light Industry) is one of the earliest established CCPIT Industry Sub-councils and subordinated to China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) in business and China National Light Industry Council (CNLIC) in administration, aims at providing services for light industrial sectors, enterprises, institutions, associations, societies and related organizations under the governance of CNLIC in line with the Constitution and Objectives of CCPIT.
As an important part of national economy, light industry in China mainly refers to consumer goods processing industry and featuring in a satisfaction of domestic demand, expansion of overseas markets, facilitation of employment creation and serving for agriculture, rural areas and farmers. It is a key industry to meet the material needs of a well-off society and improve China’s international competitiveness.
Since its establishment, CCPIT Sub-council of Light Industry strenuously strives for the development of China light industry and promotion of international communications through its functions of information consultation，exhibition and etc..
CCPIT Sub-council of Light Industry, together with the Department of International Cooperation of China National Light Industry Light Industry Council (CNLIC) and China International Exchange Center for Light Industry, has formed an integrated Trinity organization with richer work content, more perfect function, more professional personnel and higher efficiency.
There are four departments under the sub-council: Comprehensive Business Dept., Business Dept. 1（Foreign Lianson Division）, Business Dept. 2 and Business Dept. 3.
Functions and Business Scope: Organize and attend national and international exhibitions, international conferences and seminars, practise the central government’s "going out" strategy by holding economic and trade conferences and seminars for enterprises to expand overseas business and promote economic and trade exchanges and cooperation, provide information consulting services.
To Heighten International Shows and Boost Foreign Trade
One of our major work is to organize both domestic and overseas trade shows, and now there are more than 30 shows every year that cover a vairety of sectors including food additives and ingredients, beer, hardware,cosmetics, confectionery and bakery products, sewing machines, lighting products, leather, shoe-making, soap and detergent products, medical devices and etc., which build a communication platform for light industrial enterprises to grasp the international market trends, expand their export and create more foreign exchanges, participate in industrial exchanges and promote the enterprise reputation.
Among the “Top Ten Brand Exhibitions of China Light Industry” and “Top Ten Outstanding Characteristics Exhibition of China Light Industry” chosen by China National Light Industry Council, four are co-organized by the related industrial associations and our sub-council, which has a positive effect on the industries concerned.
Actively Establish A Service Platform to Support Light Industrial Enterprises to “Go Out”
Except for well organizing trade fairs, the council vigorously develops new business scopes and provides new services for light industry and enterprises.
In order to implement the Central Government’s “Going Out” strategies, the council co-organizes a series of seminars, conferences and market promotion activities together with the related departments as to promote the investment to foreign countries by light industrial enterprises and facilitate more high-end light industry products to the mainstream market in the world.
To Further International Exchanges
Proactively cooperate with the related light industrial associations to organize international industrial conferences in China, so as to expand the international influence of the light industries and have more say in international affairs.
Organize all kinds of the groups to the overseas visit for industry investigations and trade talks to promote exchanges and cooperation with foreign counterparts
Invite high-level delegations from foreign famous companies to visit China, which plays a positive role to promote communication and cooperation of China’s light industry with foreign countries, and expand the multilateral trade and investment in China.