On April 18, 2018, Mr. Mao Jiwen, the general manager of the Shanghai Branch of the PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited , Mr. Shen Huili and Ms. Wang Jian, the two deputy general managers, visited China International Import Expo Bureau and held a discussion with Mr. Sun Chenghai, deputy director of the Bureau, and many leaders of the relevant departments. During the discussion, Mr. Mao provided an overview of the industry status and the development of PICC and stated that as a partner of the Beijing Olympic Games and the Shanghai World Expo, PICC had a strong capability to provide services to any large-scale foreign related events nationwide, and that it would stand ready, in line with the concept of “Insurance plus Service”, to assist the Bureau in conducting various work on risk protection throughout the different phases of preparation, operation, exhibition layout and exhibition so as to support the China International Import Expo in creating world class exhibitions. In addition, Mr. Shen, the deputy general manager, presented the achievements and experiences of the Shanghai Branch of PICC in providing services to the Shanghai World Expo. Ms. Wang, the deputy general manager, gave some advice on different aspects such as developing insurance guarantee guidelines for import expo, exploring cooperation models, setting up service windows, promoting relevant insurances, and establishing emergency rescue and relief system.
On May 23, 2018, Mr. Shen Huili, the deputy general manager of the Shanghai Branch of PICC and some of his staff visited Shanghai International Import Trading Service Co. LTD, which is a joint venture company jointly financed by Donghao Lansheng Group and the Shanghai Trade Promotion Industrial Corporation and is mainly responsible for the construction and operation of the "6-days +365 days" one-stop service platform for China International Import Expo. Mr. Li, the general manager stressed that the "6-days +365 days" service platform was the only comprehensive service platform designated by the Shanghai Municipal Government for the import expo. This platform is divided into three parts: Online trading platform, comprehensive service platform and comprehensive open platform. It aims to become the must-go-to platform for domestic and foreign buyers to purchase goods and services all year round through its line product designs, integrated chain services and interactive business environment. General manager Mr. Li said that PICC is welcome to be the partner for the "6-days +365 days" platform with a view to providing effective risk protection for domestic and foreign exhibitors and buyers. Mr. Shen said that as a partner of the Beijing Olympic Games and the Shanghai World Expo, PICC had rich experiences in providing insurance coverages and comprehensive services and that PICC would like to provide “Insurance plus Service” to all exhibitors and buyers on the service platform through brand promotion, business development, claim and compensation services in order to share resources on the basis of mutual benefit.
On Jun 7, 2018, Mr. Cai Aiming, the general manager of the PICC Affiliated Shanghai Branch, visited Donghao Lansheng Group. During the meeting, the two sides introduced their respective current operation and direction of development. Mr. Cai said that as a large state-owned insurance company, PICC has been making effective attempts and successful breakthroughs in new areas and new types of insurance in recent years. Mr. Cai focused on introducing the customs tax guarantee insurance, which his company is currently promoting with intensive efforts and pointed out the political and economic impact this insurance project would produce from the mutiple perspectives of product development background, product advantage and features of service. Both sides expressed their willingness to work closely for the upcoming China International Import Expo to be held in November this year and to utilize their respective strength and advantages in terms of resources, products, clients and brands to serve all type of trading companies in order to help Shanghai realize its grand vision of “Buy global and sell global”.