This year, Ukraine, despite the difficulties of COVID-19, took part in the China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2020 and the Hongqiao International Economic Forum.
This exhibition and forum is the main national business event of China, where the country’s business chooses partners. Representatives of 149 countries of the world take part in it!
CIIE is the largest specialized import exhibition in the world. The total exhibition area of #CIIE exceeds 240,000 square meters. The idea of holding such an exhibition event was presented by the Chinese President Xi Jinping in May 2017 during the first Silk Road Forum. The President of the People’s Republic of China personally opened the work of the exhibition and the Hongqiao International Economic and Trade Forum.
Ukraine took part in CIIE in 2018, where for the first time during an event of such global importance presented its trade, investment and tourism potential in the format of the National Stand, as well as commercial stands with a total area of 288 m2, where it demonstrated agricultural and food products, etc. The Government delegation of Ukraine at CIIE-2018 was headed by the First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine SI Kubiv. In 2019, the Ukrainian companies presented their products under the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Indastry of Ukraine.
This year, despite the Covid-19 limitaion rules, several ukrainian producers and exporters exhibited the products in the agricultural and food sector planning to come back next year with a bigger stand.