CIIE promotion conference held in South Africa Release date:2018-06-12

A promotion conference of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) was held in Johannesburg by the Chinese Embassy in South Africa on May 18, 2018 local time.

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Lin Songtian said that the CIIE will bring new opportunities to the mutually beneficial cooperation between China and South Africa. As South Africa's largest trading partner for nine consecutive years, China encourages South African enterprises to export more featured products to China, creating more favorable conditions to comprehensively deepen the win-win trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.

Mathale, Deputy Minister of Department of Small Business Development of South Africa, appreciated the upcoming expo. He said that China is a huge market, and South Africa should take the opportunity to participate in the CIIE and showcase its products to the world.