Chinese Delegation Holds Auckland Trade Expo
(Sponsored Content) A 50 business-strong trade delegation has held the inaugural New Zealand-China (Weifang Shandong) Branded Products Expo in Auckland on 16 – 18 June 2017 at the Vodafone Event Centre.
This event was to further cement trade ties between China and New Zealand and presented an opportunity for media to interview District Director of Kuiwen District Weifang City of Shandong People’s Government, Ms Zhixiu Gao about the strong commercial connections between Shandong and New Zealand and opportunities arising from the One Belt One Road project.
More than 50 Chinese companies and 15 New Zealand businesses were exhibiting at the Expo, representing agriculture, building, chemical, financial services, plastic and textiles, machinery and e-commerce sectors.
Weifang is a highly industrialised city of more than nine million people and its advanced port and logistic systems makes Shandong an important part of China’s One-Belt-One-Road system.
Weifang and Shandong are labelled “City of Kite. Weifang runs an annual International Kite Festival with more than 40 countries and regions participating each year.
The Expo was organised by Weifang Commerce Bureau of Shandong Municipal Government and Peoples’ Government of Kuiwen District of Shandong Province.
Earlier this year, Weifang organised a massive One-Belt-One-Road conference involving over 120 businesses and 40 international businesses.
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