From December 13 to 14, the first World Expo Forum for Developmentand International Cooperation:“Innovation, Cooperation and Development --World Expo Towards Future” was held in Shanghai. Under the auspice of China Trade Promotion Council, Shanghai Municipal People's Government, and the BIE, the Forum was co-organized by China International Chamber of Commerce and World Expo Museum.
In recent years, driven by the new wave of technological and industrial revolution, the influence of World Expos has increased day by day. After Expo 2017 Astana, Expo 2025 will be held in Osaka after intense competition. The cause of World Expos has entered a new era. The Forum examined the developments of World Expos, analyzed their impact on public diplomacy and trade and investment promotion, and offered new ideas and suggestions on how China can strengthen international cooperation and renew its opening up program.