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An open China in 24 hours

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20:43, November 30, 2019

What happens over 24 hours in China as it opens its markets to the world?


Ships set out to the ocean when sun rises.

07:00 Fujian

Fujian, with a long history of trade along the “Maritime Silk Road,” begins its day with the fragrance of tea.

08:00 Zhejiang

The Yiwu Small Commodities Wholesale Market opens its arms to business people from all over the world.

09:00 Chongqing

Futuristic technology is exhibited at the Smart China Expo, where new opportunities in an AI era are shared.


10:00 Shanghai

Financing thrives at the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and its composite index shows the economy’s dynamics.

11:00 Inner Mongolia

China Railway Express travels between China and Europe, opening a golden channel of trade.

12:00 Gansu

The Mogao Grottoes welcome tourists from home and abroad to enjoy this art treasure of the world.

13:00 Tibet

An endless stream business people pass through Gyirong Port.

14:00 Shaanxi

International students learn and experience Chinese cultures.


15:00 Sichuan

Daisy from Britain started her business in Chengdu, which helps international talent find jobs in the city.

16:00 Henan

A supersized shield tunneling machine rolls off the assembly line and is prepared for export.

17:00 Ningxia

Yinchuan Free Trade Zone is busy with transactions, as international cargo trains connect China and Central Asian countries.

18:00 Guangxi

Guangxi joins hands with ASEAN to enjoy smooth trade in goods.

19:00 Hainan

Tourists shop at duty-free stores.

20:00 Hunan

Local fireworks in Liuyang light up the night sky, and are exported all over the world.

21:00 Beijing

Enjoy audio-visual feasts, and be enchanted by a galaxy of domestic and foreign arts.

22:00 Guangdong

Production lines operate automatically. "Made in China" products are sold to the world.

23:00 Jiangsu

A transnational team is having a brainstorming session at the free trade zone.


00:00 Guizhou

People gradually fall asleep while the pilot zone for cross-border e-commerce keeps going in Guiyang.

01:00 Shandong

Smart and efficient, Qingdao Port’s Unmanned Intelligent Terminal is hard at work.


02:00 Xinjiang

The brightly lit Diwopu International Airport is still filled with passengers.

03:00 Heilongjiang

Construction crews race against time to build the Sino-Russian Heilongjiang Bridge.

04:00 Jilin

Seafood imported from Russia is sold to all parts of the country from Yanbian.


The sun is about to rise. An open China embraces a new day.


24 hours witnesses China’s opening up and innovation.

China joins hands with the rest of the world.


 In 24 hours, we demonstrate great ambition.

In 24 hours, we lead the trend of opening our economy.

In 24 hours, we share innovative products.

In 24 hours, we achieve win-win cooperation.

In 24 hours, we welcome friends across the world.

In 24 hours, we write a new chapter.


“Standing at a new historical starting point, China will open its door only wider to the world.”President Xi Jinping said when addressing the opening ceremony of the 2nd China International Import Expo.


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