CHANCELLOR, BUSINESSMEN AND URUGUAY XXI RETURN TO CHINA TO STRENGTHEN TRADE TIES
With activities in the China - LAC summit and in the first fair for Chinese importers, the agenda of celebrations for the commemoration of 30 years of friendship with the Asian country continues. There will also be a business seminar in Hong Kong.
After the successful "Uruguay in China Week" in August, which toured the cities of Beijing, Chongqing and Guangzhou and brought together more than 800 people including businessmen, government authorities and the press, Uruguay will continue to deploy activities in the Asian country on the occasion of the celebrations for 30 years of diplomatic relations between the two nations. The activities will be headed by the Uruguayan Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Nin Novoa.
Within this framework, Uruguay XXI - with the presence of its executive director, Antonio Carámbula - will coordinate the country's presence at the 12th China-LAC Summit in Zhuhai, which will take place between Thursday 1 and Saturday 3 November. This is the most important business activity organized between China, Latin America and the Caribbean, and an economic cooperation mechanism focused on boosting trade and investment.
Uruguay hosted the previous and most successful edition of this summit, and this time will be present with a country stand, also accompanying a delegation of national companies, to facilitate the business agenda.
Between Monday, November 5 and Sunday, November 11, the China International Import Expo in Shanghai will also be visited. It will participate with a country stand located in the pavilion of nations, to take advantage of a key instance of contact with buyers of the Asian giant and to make international business.
The stand will be available to all companies participating in this exhibition and will serve as a common space where meetings can be held with businessmen.
At the same time, within the framework of this fair, Uruguay will make a presentation for buyers on Tuesday, November 6 to promote the exportable offer of quality goods and services.
With the objective of boosting commercial opportunities in Hong Kong, Uruguay XXI will also organize a business seminar on Monday, October 31st, aimed at investors, high-level businessmen and government authorities. The advantages of Uruguay as a business hub in Latin America will be presented.
The opening will be in charge of the chancellor Rodolfo Nin Novoa, and the executive director of Uruguay XXI, Antonio Carámbula and Billy Wong, deputy director of Research of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, will make presentations. A delegation with more than 20 Uruguayan businessmen will also participate.
The activities carried out in China are organized by the agency for the promotion of investments, exports and country image, Uruguay XXI and the Embassy of Uruguay in China, and aim to disseminate knowledge of Uruguay and its qualities as a strategic business partner, to continue expanding the relationship between the two markets.
Uruguay XXI is also carrying out a strategy to promote content about the country, which will aim to strengthen its positioning and will be disseminated in the various social networks of the People's Republic of China. In parallel, the agency developed its platforms www.investinuruguay.uy and www.buyfromuruguay.uy in Chinese language, which will strengthen the commercial link between both nations.
Currently, China is Uruguay's first trading partner with an exchange that reached US$ 2,549 million and a participation of 20% in the total exports of the Latin American country.