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Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and the municipality is under the direct administration of the Central People's Government. The city is the political, cultural, scientific and educational hub of the country, as well as a major stage for international activities.
Beijing covers an area of 6,555 square miles (16,807 square kilometers).
Exhibition Site
National Agriculture Exhibition Centre is a big and splendid exhibition site in Beijing. It is available to hold various international and local conventions and exhibitions where has been in use since 1980. There are modern facilities and equipment of multiple use functionality in the building to cope with all types of conventions and exhibitions at organizers requirements.
Visas are required for all foreigners entering mainland China. Standard tourist visas, valid for 30-day visits, are generally easy to acquire, while visas valid for more than 30 days are usually difficult to obtain. Visitors are advised to consult their travel agent, China International Travel Service, China Travel Service, any PRC Embassy or Consulate for detail.
The unit of money in China is called Renminbi. Credit cards are accepted in major hotels as well as the Friendship stores. Credit cards and US dollars are widely accepted in major hotels and shops. Use the Currency Converter to check the exchange rate that corresponds to your local currency.
SHOPPING in Beijing becomes more convenient by the day. Every year new shopping centers and plazas are sprouting up all over the capital. Just a few years ago there were only a few department stores and small bazaars, but now there are many superstores, mega-malls and markets where you can buy just about anything you need.
There is no special approval to import garment machines needed after China entering WTO, that most of big enterprises can purchase what they want for the advanced garment machines freely through the exhibition .They only require to apply foreign currency exchange from local banks with very simply procedure. The duty (paid by buyer) are lower rate according to WTO regulation.
Officially, tipping is inappropriate and disapproved of.
Banks and Government offices: Mon to Fri 8 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Offices: Mon to Fri 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Shops (Hours vary): Mon to Sun 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; they may remain open for business until later in some cases.
DRESS is generally informal in China except on social diplomatic occasions; a suit and tie for formal occasions is widely accepted. Dressing modestly is advisable.
Month Average Temp oF(oC) and Humidity Mar--May 61oF to 64oF (16oC to 18oC) 32% to 35% Warm days and cool nights
Jun--Aug 82oF to 93oF (28oC to 33oC) 42% to 60% being hot and occasional rainy.
The system is metric although traditional measurements are still popular.
220 volts, 50 cycles, three phases for industrial machines. Plugs are normally two-pin flat (5 amp)
Travel and Hotel Information
Travel Arrangement
Cost: US$200 for each attendant
Half - day Beijing City Tour will be arranged at April 19, 2004
One - day Tour is organized to visit Great Wall at April 23, 2004

Airport Pick up : US$50 per person (airport - hotel for one way trip).
Hotel Accommodations
A special standard room rate is offered by the Housing Bureau at ____+ 15% tax per night with continental breakfast included. A shared room will be charged an additional US$30 per day. The price is available till March 25,2004. The rate will be higher after that day according to the market value of local hotels. The prices of deluxe, suites or presidential suites are subject to negotiation with each hotel. Hotels selections are served on a first come, first served basis since Spring time is the high season in Beijing. The Housing Bureau has the right to arrange attendees to live in other 5 star hotels, instead of their selected hotel if it is full booking there or convenient arrangement for traffic to attendees.
For reservations, please e-mail:
  • Credit Card (reference needed) or wiring payment are available with two nights deposit required.
  • Any affiliate company requesting 10 or more rooms will be required to sign a group contract directly with the Housing Bureau and be subject to deposit and cancellation procedures of the hotels.
  • Reservations are held for arrival date only; Failure to arrive on expected arrival date will result in a loss of reservation and a loss of 2-nights' deposit.
    Please note: By executing this form, you are agreeing to pay 2 night's room and tax if you do not show up to take your room and if your room has not been cancelled 14 days before, according to the hotel cancellation policy on your confirmation letter (fax or e-mail available).
    Hotel Information
    China World Hotel, Beijing is located in the heart of the diplomatic and financial district and close to the Forbidden City, China World Hotel is one of Beijing's finest hotels, being part of the China World Trade Center. This luxury hotel offers unrivalled access to its extensive conference and exhibition facilities, making it a perfect starting point for both business and leisure. All 716 rooms offer panoramic city views and are equipped with a complete range of amenities. Complimenting its excellent facilities is a world-class fitness center and the finest restaurants Beijing has to offer.
    China World Hotel, Beijing
    No. 1 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue, Beijing 100004, China
    Tel: (86-10) 6505 2266
    Fax: (86-10) 6505 0828
    Housing Bureau Reservation Price : US$200 + 15% (Breakfast included)
    The Kerry Centre Hotel, Beijing, a stylish, modern luxury hotel, is situated in the Chaoyang district - Beijing's diplomatic, commercial and financial center just behind the China World Hotel.The city's popular historical sites, such as the Forbidden City, are also short distances away, making it ideal for both business and leisure travelers. All 487 rooms and suites have a contemporary design with the comforts and conveniences of the ultra-modern home. It also boasts some of the largest conference facilities amongst hotels in Beijing.
    The Kerry Centre Hotel, Beijing
    1 Guang Hua Road, Beijing 100020, China
    Tel: (86-10) 6561 8833
    Fax: (86-10) 6561 2626

    More detail information of these two hotels to see Website:
    Housing Bureau Reservation Price: US$170 + 15% (Breakfast included)
    The Hotel Kunlun is located on the bank of the beautiful Liangma River, a location famous for its embassies, foreign companies, exhibition centers, shopping centers and other deluxe hotels.With convenient transportation, it takes only 15 minutes drive to the airport and 20 minutes to downtown.

    No. 2 Xin Yuan Nan Lu, Chaoyang District Beijing, China.

    Tel: 8610-65903388

    Post code:100004
    (Toll-free)Tel: 800-8100018
    (Toll-free) Fax: 800-8100017

    Housing Bureau Reservation Price: US$160 + 15% (Breakfast included)


    The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel, At the heart of Beijing, the cultural and commercial center of China, you will find The Great Wall Sheraton. Located close to the Diplomatic District,we are five minutes from the Agricultural Exhibition Center and the China International Exhibition Center.

    The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel
    10 North Dong San Huan Road, Chaoyang District
    Beijing, 100026, China
    Tel: (86)(10) 6590 5566
    Fax: (86)(10) 6590 5878 (Rsvn)
    6590 5398 / 5938 (General)

    Housing Bureau Reservation Price: US$170 + 15% (Breakfast included)
    Beijing Hotel located in downtown Beijing near the shopping-center Wangfujing Street and Chang An Avenue, only five minutes' walk away from Tian'anmen, overlooking the Forbidden City from guest room, 30km to airport and 2km to railway station.

    No.33 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing, China
    Post Code: 100004
    Tel: (86-10)65137766 Fax: (86-10)65137703
    Room Reservation: Tel: (86-10)65137766-777
    Fax: (86-10)65137703
    Banquet Reservation:Tel: (86-10)65137766-388
    Fax: (86-10)65232393

    Housing Bureau Reservation Price: US$150 + 15% (Breakfast included)
    US$200 + 15% (Breakfast included) at VIP Tower
    Kempinski Hotel

    No.50 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100016 PRC

    Tel: (86-10) 6465 3388
    Fax:(86-10) 6465 3366
    Toll Free: 800-810 6069 (Mainland China Only)

    Housing Bureau Reservation Price: US$160 + 15% (Breakfast included)


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