The 3rd

Island Economic Development And

International Cooperation Forum

(6th to 8th December 2018)



In order to fully demonstrate the economic trends of Hainan Province under the background of “the Belt and Road” initiative, the Third Island Economic Development and International Cooperation Forum will be held from 6th to 8th December 2018 in Haikou, China.

On 13th April 2018, President Xi Jinping unveiled China's plan to build Hainan Island into a pilot international free trade zone and gradually exploring and steadily promoting the establishment of a free trade port with Chinese characteristics.

This will be a great impetus for Hainan in its economic development as well its education cooperation with the outside world.

The Island Economic Forum will aim at discussing island economy and it’s relation with the outside world community as a whole.

Haikou University of Economics, as the organizing body of the Forum, would invite scholars from various universities to visit Haikou for the participation in this conference. Participants could address the conference or submit their paper to the organizing committee.

The Second Island Economic Development and International Cooperation Forum was successfully held in Haikou from 8th to 10th December 2017. Delegates from Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Korea and China attended the Forum.







(10th to 17th November 2018 Haikou)



In order to build up good cultural exchange relations between China and ASEAN countries, as well as other related countries, Haikou University of Economics and the ASEAN Studies Institute will invite university students’ performance teams of each country to participate in the China-ASEAN University Students’ Culture Week which will be held from 10th to 17th November 2018 in Hainan, China.


China-ASEAN University Students’ Culture Week is one of the cultural activities of the Merry Hainan Festival which, in its 19th session this year, is known as the largest arts festival in Hainan province. The main purpose of hosting this Culture Week is to establish an international platform for China-ASEAN and related countries’ university students to exchange their cultural appreciation, as well as to promote traditional cultures of various ethnic groups.


It is an honour and privilege for us to invite your 15-20 person performing team to participate in China-ASEAN University Students’ Culture Week. Traditional dance, modern dance, folk songs and popular songs could be the main contents of the performance. Each team may stay in Hainan for around 5-6 days, participating in the Opening Performance and other activities. The opening ceremony will be held on 10th November 2018 in the Grand Theatre HUE, a standard performing centre with a capacity of 2,300 seats. Other public shows may also be arranged in opening grounds in the vicinity or parks of Haikou City. Participating performance groups may arrive in Haikou on 9th November and leave on 14th November 2018. Expenses on promotion, venue, local transportation and accommodations will be supported by the organizing committee of the Culture Week.


At the same time if possible, we would like you to provide 50 digital photos (in digital forms only) about your country and your university for a photo exhibition in the Culture Week. Furthermore, mini films shot by the students are also welcome to participate in a mini film competition within the framework of the Culture Week.


We believe that your participation will make a great contribution to this culture week and greatly enhance our overall mission.