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Ningbo New Materials Expo Held in December
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The 2019 Ningbo New Materials Expo site. (Photo by Yu Yongjun)

It was learned from the Ningbo Council for the Promotion of International Trade that the 2020 China (Ningbo) International New Materials Technology and Industry Expo will be held at the Ningbo International Convention and Exhibition Center from December 18th to 20th. The exhibition area is nearly 20,000 square meters and more than 800 international standard booths are prepared.


According to insiders, this exhibition will help Ningbo build a global new material science and technology innovation center and the Ningbo area of Zhejiang Free Trade Zone.


According to reports, the New Materials Expo is sponsored by the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineering, Ningbo Municipal Government, and undertaken by Ningbo Council for the Promotion of International Trade. It has six exhibition areas, focusing on displaying new metal functional materials, advanced polymer materials, rare earth functional materials, new membrane materials, and graphene. Functional materials, to carry out the promotions and transactions of famous scientific research institutes, industrial parks and the latest new materials scientific research results. “Ningbo not only has a good foundation for the new material industry, but also has a complete range of manufacturing.” The relevant person in charge of the Municipal Council for the Promotion of International Trade said, after five years of development, Ningbo New Materials Expo has enjoyed a great reputation in the Yangtze River Delta. “We hope to use the exhibition as a platform to promote the industry’s government, industry, education, research and application, and the interactive development of the entire industry chain.”


Ningbo is an important new material industry base in China. According to incomplete statistics, there are currently more than 170 enterprises on new functional materials in the city. In 2019, the city's new functional material industry output value exceeded 80 billion yuan, forming a group of well-known domestic advantageous enterprises. In February 2019, Ningbo's new functional material industrial cluster was selected as the first batch of national strategic emerging industrial clusters. In September, the State Council officially issued the “China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone Expansion Area Plan”, clarifying that Ningbo area will build a global new material science and technology innovation center.

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