SHANGHAI, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be prepared via noncontact means such as phone calls, video calls and emails in response to the novel coronavirus epidemic, according to its organizers.
The expo's service hotline will continue to provide bilingual consultation services in English and Chinese on exhibitions, investment and forums, according to the CIIE bureau.
The bureau will also update the preparation progress in a timely manner on its official website and social media accounts.
The exhibition venue, the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), is now closed.
The third CIIE will take place in Shanghai from Nov. 5 to 10.