Where are you from?
I'm from Russia.
Have you been here before?
No. but I almost came three years ago.
Actually. I was going to attend the international Stone Fair but I got sick and missed it. Does XiaMen still host the fair?
Yes. it's been here for more than 15 years.
When did it start?
Back in 2001.
I'll bet it's grown a lot?
Actually, it's the world's largest professional stone exhibition.
What other big international events does XiaMen host?
There are several of them, such as the XiaMen International Marathon,the Arles-Jimei International Photography Festival and the XiaMen International fashion week. However, the biggest event is the China International Fair for investment and Trade.
Hmm, is that what they call CIFIT?
In English, yea. It kicks off every year on September 8.
Yeah, I noticed the logo has a nine and an eight arranged to look like a golden key with the word CIFIT in place of the bit.
Unusually,CIFIT will actually start on September 18 this year.
No matter the start date, it sounds pretty impressive.