Founder Patron




Established in 2002 as International China Investment Forum, ICIF single objective is to promote “China Go Abroad”, a Chinese Government National policy in 1999. As one of the three agencies in China that promote China outbound investment.


ICIF grew from few hundreds companies to 11000 corporate members in the past 18 years and upgrade to become SME Business Owners Association. The name ICIF was kept to remember our history. Our AGM is attended by 1000 delegates annually.


Today, SME Business Owners Association members comprise of Small Medium Enterprises, private companies and some Government link companies. Our definition of SME is different from companies oversea. For example, an automobile company listed in the stock exchange, we classified them as Medium company within our members.


Since inception, we have launch China Outbound Investment initiative to over 40 countries covering 6 continents. Every year we are actively searching for New Destination to explore China Outbound Direct Investment.


We organize seminars, conference, CEO delegation visits and also cultural exhibitions that promote bilateral relationship.Through our flagship forum, we establish dialogue with oversea Government Ministries, investment promotion agencies. We bring Chinese investors to the world.