2nd China-CEEC expo in Ningbo aims to foster trade, cooperation
By Liu Zhaoqin and Li Mengyuan
The second China-CEEC Expo & International Consumer Goods Fair kicked off on Tuesday in Ningbo City, east China's Zhejiang Province.
Aiming to boost trade between China and Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC), the four-day event has attracted more than 7,000 buyers and 2,000 exhibitors. On display are various products and machinery related to the electronics and health sectors, besides high-tech products such as lasers and aircraft.
Ningbo is planning to import commodities worth $10 billion from CEE countries, said Li Guanding, vice mayor of Ningbo Municipal People's Government.
The city has set up platforms to promote trade besides organizing match-making conferences for companies from China and CEE countries, both online and offline. People-to-people and cultural exchange activities like "sweet date on the bite" and cultural knowledge contests of CEE countries are also being held.