On May 9, 2019, the second APEC Senior Officials Meeting took place in the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile. During that time, the PPSTI’s 13th meeting was concurrently conducted.The Chinese delegation was a vocal participant at the meeting, participating in the discussion of the meeting’s topics and highlighting three new projects that China had proposed. The Chinese delegation also promoted these projects to win the support of economies and incorporate China’s concerns into the PPSTI document.Among them, the project “LEGITT ” was presented in the afternoon session as one of the three new projects proposed by Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China, and Chinese Academy of Science. It was also co-sponsored by Chinese Academy of Sciences Innovation Cooperation Center (Bangkok) and Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai. The speech was delivered. Currently, 10 economies—including Chile, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Thailand, and Hong Kong—have responded to and co-proposed the initiative.
Innovation for Public Transportation Competition, INPUT 1 is a global event that 21 economies have agreed to participate to support technological innovation and green mobility in public transportation.China is the project’s center of operations, and co-sponsors include Chile, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.