Promising results at buyers-sellers meet
A matchmaking session was held yesterday for suppliers and buyers in the apparel, consumer goods, electronics and home appliances industries as part of events marking the 100-day countdown to the China International Import Expo.
The session brought together a hundred overseas exhibitors, including 25 Fortune 500 companies such as L’Oreal, BSH Home Appliances, 3M, Sony, Samsung and Intel to communicate with over 100 buyers, meetings which may lead to future sales or partnerships.
“This meeting aims to help sellers and buyers understand each other, have communications to fully grasp business opportunities, and build friendly and cooperative win-win relationships,” said Liu Fuxue, deputy director of the China International Import Expo Bureau.
The meeting played up the advantages of local traders, with a total of 16 local trading groups recommending 75 buyers to participate.
The 100 exhibitors’ booths displayed clothing, household products, jewelry, furniture, beauty products, shoes, smart home appliances, and health and sports products.
Participants said that yesterday’s meeting offered a great opportunity before the expo for close interaction between buyers and exhibitors.
Two pairs of exhibitors and buyers officially signed their intention to make deals at the meeting.
Also of note, over 30 companies including 3M, Kao Corporation and Intel inked pre-registration to attend the second China International Import Expo in 2019.