(Yicai Global) Oct. 30 -- Shanghai's National Exhibition and Convention Center looks nearly ready to welcome visitors to the second China International Import Expo, starting on Nov. 5.
The main entrance of the expo site is dressed with flags and flowers.
The group of flags is large as more than 3,000 exhibitors from over 150 countries and regions have signed up so far.
Statues of the CIIE's mascot Jinbao are already at the venue, ready for photos.
Huge flower pillars stand tall by one entrance.
Lawn sprinklers will take care of irrigation.
The gates are adorned with signs of welcome.
Editor: Emmi Laine