Sri Lanka-China trade opportunities expand

Monday, 14 May 2018

2018 China Guangxi Products Exhibition (Sri Lanka) & China Guangxi Brands Silk Road Series (Sri Lanka) from May 18-20. New products to arrive on Sri Lankan shows from Silk Route

Parallel to the striking Chinese trade exhibition where Sri Lankans could observe, study and purchase the latest Chinese products, a gem and jewellery exhibition too has been organized on May 19 at 3 pm at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre Colombo.This information came to light at a press conference held at Cinnamon Grand Hotel to launch make aware to the public the 2018 China Guangxi Products Exhibition (Sri Lanka) & China Guangxi Brands Silk Road Series (Sri Lanka) on May 14.

Ten Sri Lankan companies have also been given the opportunity to introduce their products to the Chinese market along with the 67 Chinese companies participating in the 2018 China Guangxi Products Exhibition (Sri Lanka) & China Guangxi Brands Silk Road Series (Sri Lanka).

The exhibition which will enable producers, entrepreneurs and customers to gather under one roof and network will begin at 10.30 am on May 18 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre Colombo.

A networking session between business fraternities of both counties would be held at 2 pm. Here opportunities will open for Sri Lankan and Chinese companies to discuss investment opportunities and strategies to increase output and production efficiency.

Mechanical, electronic, small industry, metal and chemistry products with take the limelight at the exhibition, where public will get the opportunity witness, study and evaluate the latest technology.

In addition food products, animal feed, medical products, clothes and garments too will be available for inspection and perusal by interested parties.

The exhibition will consist of 75 trade stalls in which 69 will be exhibiting Chinese goods   and the balance 6 stalls reserved for Sri Lankan companies.

Among the top companies participating in the exhibition are Guangxi YuchaiMachinary Co Ltd, Guilin South Medicine Co and Guilin Yuxiang Household Co.thumbnail

The spectacular event which is held for the second time in Colombo is organized by the Department of Commerce of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

“The strategic cooperation between Sri Lanka and China has reached great heights at the moment. Bilateral trade between the two countries too istaking place very successfully. This is quite evident from the datawe have received of last year. As a figure it was Rs 4.4 billion in 2017. This success is a boost for trade and development of both countries. We are organizing this trade exhibition to further strengthen this bond between the two countries,” said the Chinese representatives addressing the media conference.

About Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China

Guangxi is an autonomous region in southern China, also known as Gui with a land extent of 236,700 km.² and a sea area of 40,000 km2 belonging to this region. The capital is known as Nanning which also is a green city. Also 12 ethnic minority groups live in the area. The majority of the minorities are the Guangxi race which account for 36% of the population. There is a very conducive environment of industrialization in the area and has drawn the attention of investors for its natural resources.

AshWaru ……..