On 19 April 2018, the delegation of CGSS and All Pakistan Newspaper Society led by Major General Hafiz Masroor Ahmed, (Retd) - Vice President CGSS visited the Shanghai Shipping Exchange at Shanghai. The delegation was received by Yao Weifu –Vice President of Shanghai Shipping Exchange. This meeting was arranged by the strategic partner of CGSS in China -Guangming Daily (The largest Chinese language newspaper in the world).
Shanghai Shipping Exchange, is the first state-level shipping exchange in China and its founding represents a major step taken by the Chinese government to promote and invigorate China’s shipping market. The briefing was about how SSE has produced widespread social and economic benefits and played an important role in regulating China’s shipping market, maintaining the shipping transaction order and propelling healthy development of the shipping market. At present, SSE is making full use of the opportunities of shipping development and concentrating on promotion of shipping conventions, research of shipping policies, exchange of shipping business etc. For the purpose of timely and comprehensive reflecting the achievements on BRI, the SSE researched and developed the Silk Road Freight and Trade Index (SRFTI) and Maritime. The organizations at the meeting will join hands to work in collaboration to promote research and advocacy from a broad multi- disciplinary perspective.