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General information

ITPO China (Shanghai) was established in 2001 under an agreement among the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, MOFCOM of China and UNIDO, which aims to promote both inward and outward investment and technology and introduce them to other developing countries and transitional economies.


  • Investment Promotion: ITPO ChinaShanghai provides value-added advisory services to business development organizations, local governments, and investment promotion agencies in China to promote inbound and outbound investment, and to enhance technical skills.
  • Technology Transfer and Upgrade: ITPO China(Shanghai) guides potential investors from their host countries and from developing countries at each stage of the investment cycle, from project identification through appraisal to implementation and offers a full package of up-to-date information on screened and validated investment opportunities.
  • Capacity Building: By organizing various study tours, trainings, global forums, and events, ITPO China(Shanghai) specifically focuses on enhancing the awareness related to SDG8, 9, and 17 at country level.

Main partners

Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM)

Shanghai Municipal People’s Government

China International Center for Economic & Technical Exchanges Ministry of Commerce (CICETE)

Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce