The 12th Cross-Strait Fair for Trade and Economy and the 7th Fujian Commodities Fair held a press conference in Beijing on April 20th.
Li Yafei, the vice-president and secretary-general of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, Su Zengtian, the vice-governor of Fujian province and mayor of Fuzhou attended the meeting.
The trade fair is sponsored by the Taiwan Affairs Office, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the General Administration of Customs, the State Quality Inspection Administration, and the Fujian Provincial Government, and supported by the Department of Commerce. Su Zengtian, on behalf of the sponsors, gave an introduction to the trade fair.
As a key platform for mutual exchange and cooperation across the strait, the May 18th trade fair themes are on Mutual Exchange and Win-Win Results this year. It presents the economic development conditions across the strait, the images of Taiwan cities, specialties in Taiwan, investment programs, summit forums, and folk exchanges. It is larger in scale and richer in exchange forms compared to that of last year. Meanwhile, the 7th Fujian Commodities Fair serves for restructuring Fujian’s industry, optimizing export products and transforming the modes of foreign trade. It will present the achievements of key export bases, automobile industry, and mechanical engineering etc.
By Xie Fang and Liu Lang