KITA to Participate in ‘China International Import Expo’ with 200 Companies
- 150,000 Chinese buyers will participate for 6 days from
November 5 -
The Korea International Trade
Association (Chairman, Kim Young-joo) said that it would participate in the China International Import Expo, which is slated to be
held in Shanghai, China for 6 days from November 5, with some 200 Korean
KITA said both small and large local
firms, selected from seven industries, will be at the expo, while a separate
Korea booth will be operated during the event.
The fair will be held for the first
time this year with about 120 countries attending, including the countries
recording trade deficit with China such as United States, Pakistan and Russia
and the countries along the one belt one road project. Some 150,000 Chinese
companies are also expected to participate as buyers. A total of 300,000 square meters of exhibition
space is equivalent to the size of 42 football stadiums together.
Some 200 large companies, such as SK
Hynix and LG Household & Health Care, as well as small and medium-sized
businesses will be at the expo and operate the booths of Korean companies from
7 industries, including Household goods, agricultural and fishery products,
services, etc., Also, it is scheduled to run Korea’s national pavilion separately.
China is planning on a variety of
additional events such as ‘Hongqiao International Economic & Trade Forum’
by inviting the leaders of major countries.
Cho Hak-hee, head of the International
Affairs Group, stressed, “This international
trade fair is a huge business opportunity where major corporations from all
over the world gather together. It is a great opportunity to advertise Korea's
excellent products and find various export channels.”