Chengdu City is now one of the most important economic, financial, commercial, technology, transportation, and communication centers in the southwest of China, which is a major high-tech industry base, commercial logistics center as well as integrated transportation hub. The fast-pace development of the western region in China in recent years has brought great facilities and opportunities for Chengdu City to connect to the world and advanced to the international level, it has therefore become the most competitive and influential hot spot. This city has also been recognized as "the fastest growing city in the next decade", "Best Cities for Business", "Benchmarking cities in China's inland investment" by Forbes, Fortune and World Bank respectively. GNP in Chengdu City area in 2016 reached 1,217.02 billion RMB and by September 2016, 278 of Fortune 500 companies have established branches in Chengdu City, both the investment and industries covered ranked top in the western cities of China. 15 countries including the US, Germany and France have already been established whose consulates in Chengdu City and the number is the third nationwide while ranks the top in the mid-west region.
Along with the globalization in Chengdu City, a solid foundation has been built for the development of international exhibition economy. In the meantime, after Chengdu City national center city industry development conference launched, new development orientation, positioning, guidelines, strategy and goal, provide exhibition industry with a golden opportunities.
Mack Brooks Exhibitions and the Chengdu City Government will co-organized the China (Chengdu City) International rail and rail transportation equipment and technology exhibition(exporail China) in 2019 at International Exhibition Center of Western China International Expo City. This exhibition would act as a key platform for showing the transportation industry, communicating the innovation results of international railway technology, trading transportation equipments.