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2nd RCEP Shandong Import Expo closes with fruitful results

2022/8/23 17:26:57

The 2nd RCEP Shandong Import Expo closed with fruitful results on August 21 at Linyi International Expo Center in Linyi City, east China's Shandong Province. The three-day expo achieved an on-site trading volume of 230 million yuan and an intended trading volume of 750 million yuan, according to a press conference held by Information Office of Linyi Municipal Government on the same day.

The expo, opened on August 19 in Linyi, is supported by ASEAN-China Center, hosted by Linyi Municipal People's Government, Department of Commerce of Shandong Province and Foreign Affairs Office of Shandong Provincial People's Government, and jointly organized by Linyi Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Foreign Affairs Office of Linyi Municipal People's Government and Lanshan District People's Government.

The on-site exhibitions covered an area of 35,300 square meters, including 25,300 square meters and 10,000 square meters respectively at Linyi International Expo Center and Linyi Imported Commodity City. Setting up 1,232 international standard booths, the expo attracted a total of 43,000 visitors, including 21,000 professional buyers, achieving on-site trading volume of 230 million yuan and intended trading volume of 750 million yuan, expo organizers said at the press conference.

With the theme of New Era for New Pattern and New platform with New Opportunities, the expo was expected to show wide-range cooperation and in-depth exchanges between the participants involving countries, cities and chambers of commerce benefited from Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement and cites in Shandong including Linyi.

By exhibiting established brands and quality goods from RCEP areas, the expo aimed to strengthen interconnectivity and cooperation on business, trade, people-to-people and cultural exchanges between the participants and Shandong. Additionally, the expo will help develop the new frontiers for foreign trade of Linyi and Shandong and consolidate the crucial roles they played in RCEP regional industrial and supply chains.

Trying to make the most of the expo, Linyi is working to integrate itself into the "dual circulation" development pattern, which contributes to the overall and high-quality development of the city.

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