The second China-CEEC Expo and International Consumer Goods Fair is slated to be held in Ningbo, East China’s Zhejiang province, from Tuesday to Friday.
Jointly launched by the Ministry of Commerce and the Zhejiang provincial government, the event aims to explore more opportunities to boost trade in consumer goods and services with Central and Eastern European countries.
Serbia and the Czech Republic will be the guest countries of honor and East China’s Anhui will be the guest province of honor at the expo, Wang Jian, deputy head of the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang province, said at a press briefing on Monday.
More than 260 representatives from foreign governments, organizations and enterprises have confirmed their participation.
In addition, 27 domestic provinces will send delegations to the expo.
Covering an area of 20,000 square meters, the expo venue is divided into three parts - one for the CEEC exhibition, another for the international consumer goods exhibition and the third for the permanent exhibition of imported commodities. 3,003 booths were set up as of Sunday.
The event is expected to attract more than 7,000 buyers from across the country.
20 activities will be held at the expo, including the 6th meeting of China-CEEC Joint Chamber of Commerce and a conference on global health industry cooperation.