With the aim of continuing to help local enterprises to “go global” for more business opportunities, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) will once again organise ‘Made in Macao’ food companies, local agents of food products from Portuguese-speaking countries, and local firms which provide professional services relevant to Portuguese-speaking countries, to join the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE). Application for participation is open until 2 April.
The 2021 China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held in the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai) from 5 to 10 November 2021. IPIM will once again organise the participation of Macao enterprises in the 4th CIIE with pavilions set up in the ‘Food and Agricultural Products’ and ‘Trade in Services’ zones for local ‘Made in Macao’ food and beverage brands, local agents of food and beverage products from Portuguese-speaking countries, and local firms which provide professional services (in translation, legal and accounting fields) to the Portuguese-speaking markets. Participating entities must be companies legally incorporated in Macao, and the products exhibited at the Expo must be manufactured in Macao, or are food and beverages from Portuguese-speaking countries, or whose professional services are provided to the Portuguese-speaking markets. The registration form is available on the IPIM’s website www.ipim.gov.mo. Due to limited availability the Organiser reserves the right to make the final decision on the selection of shortlisted exhibitors. For enquiries, please contact IPIM on 87989272 or 87989167.
Last year’s 2020 CIIE covered a total exhibition area of nearly 360,000 square metres, and attracted a total of almost 400,000 trade visitors and a total of nearly 612,000 participations. During the Expo, 861 co-operation projects were agreed upon between over 2,000 exhibitors and buyers through online and offline platforms, and intentional co-operation MoU worth US$72.62 billion were signed over the year, up by 2.1% compared to the previous year. The Expo comprised six exhibition zones, namely Trade in Services, Vehicles, Equipment, Quality Life, Food and Agricultural Products, and Medical Equipment and Health Care Products. During the 3rd CIIE, IPIM set up pavilions in the ‘Food and Agricultural Products’ and ‘Trade in Services’ zones, which covered an area of 660 square metres and featured more than 40 Macao enterprises.