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On November 11th, 2019 Global Trade and International Logistics Summit Forum, which was one of the most important supporting forums of China International Import Expo, was held in Shanghai. Song Baoru, Chairman of SMU University Council addressed the forum on behalf of the organizers, and Huang Youfang，President of SMU delivered a keynote speech.
Li Shenglin, Chairman of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the National People's Congress, Hu Yadong, the President of China Communications and Transportation Association, and other hundreds of respected officials took part in this forum.
On behalf of the co-sponsored organizations, Song Baoru welcomed and thanked all the distinguished attendees. He introduced the characteristics and achievements of SMU's logistics discipline, and SMU’s contributions in service to the "One Belt & One Road" initiative, free trade zone construction, and international trade development. SMU hopes to enhance mutual exchanges and cooperation with all participants in this event.
President Huang Youfang delivered a keynote speech under the theme of “New Opportunities for International Logistics with the Reform of the Free Trade Zone". He analyzed the trend of deepening the reform of the free trade zone and the new opportunities for international logistics. At the same time, he illustrated his thoughts on the development of global logistics under the free trade zone background.
This forum was sponsored by Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic
of China and was co-sponsored by China Communications and Transportation
Association and SMU. The themes of this forum were “New Opportunities for
International Logistics” and “Multimodal Transport Promotes the Development of