Shanghai Fair - Baltic States Product Month - Magnetic Latvia Business Salon was held on 3rd November 2020 at Shanghai A-Zenith Business Area. Representatives of 15 industry associations from Shanghai Chemical, Textiles, Nonferrous Metals, Semiconductor Lighting, Advanced Materials, Building Materials, Steel and other industries, as well as friends of Shanghai fair gathered together. Ms. Agnese Sturmane, Commercial Counselor at the Embassy of Latvia in China attended the event and gave a speech.
Shanghai Fair - Baltic States Product Month was held online and offline and organized by the Chinese and foreign business associations and entrepreneurs. Business salon was an opportunity not only to showcase Latvian products, but a possibility to engage in a dialogue between Chinese and Latvian entrepreneurs.
At the beginning of salon, Deputy Secretary-General Weiming Zhou , on behalf of Shanghai Federation of Economic Organizations, welcomed the Chinese and foreign guests and congratulated the event. In his statement, Deputy Secretary-General Zhou mentioned that China and Latvia have maintained long-term friendly relations and that Latvia's participation in the Expo for three consecutive years has brought new opportunities for promoting bilateral trade between Latvia and China.
Ms. Agnese Sturmane, Commercial Counsellor of the Latvian Embassy in China, introduced attendees about Latvia's economic and trade situation. In her statement, Ms. Sturmane said that Latvia has one of the greenest countries in the European Union and Riga International Airport is the largest and most modern airport in the Baltic Sea. Latvia has become an increasingly important way for Chinese products to enter and expand in Europe. Latvian target industries with China include: woodworking, information technology, environmental technology, medical, life sciences, food processing, wood processing, metalworking, mechanical engineering, transportation industry, etc. Ms. Sturmane also introduced the functions and responsibilities of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia and shared a promotional video of Latvia. Prior to the start of salon, Deputy Secretary-General Weiming Zhou of Shanghai Federation of Economic Organizations mobilized the registration of the Shanghai Fair 365 online platform, and Ms. Sturmane said that Investment and Development Agency of Latvia will fully support Latvian enterprises to register on Shanghai Fair 365 online platform.
沙龙结束后，上海企业和拉脱维亚企业进行线上对接会。来自中国和拉脱维亚的多家企业在会上推介产品，如环保厨房家具、水性漆涂料、汽车玻璃、无人机软件、回声探测仪等。上海竣达贸易有限公司是一家以专业代理批发国内外知名品牌汽车油漆，汽车玻璃和汽车装潢等产品的企业，同时对汽车的售后相关产品有大量采购需求。该公司对拉脱维亚的软件处理设备表示出了浓厚兴趣，将与SPH Engineering作进一步洽谈。上海居野木业有限公司是一家集防腐木 、碳化木研发、生产、销售、设计、安装于一体的专业防腐木生产厂家，也是世界五百强“百安居”、“肯德基”的防腐木指定供应商。主营产品有芬兰木、樟子松、辐射松、花旗松、云杉等。该公司对拉脱维亚的木材有采购需求，希望在“上海之帆”与拉脱维亚投资发展署的帮助下找到适合的供应商。对接会结束后，企业们纷纷表示海外疫情暂未结束，线上会议是非常有效的对接途径，感谢“上海之帆”帮助企业搭建国际合作交流平台。
After the salon, Shanghai enterprises and Latvian enterprises had an online B2B matching. A number of companies from China and Latvia presented products at the conference, such as eco-friendly kitchen furniture, water-based paint coatings, automotive glass, drone software, echo detectors, etc. Shanghai Junda Trading Co. , Ltd. is a professional agent of domestic and foreign well-known brands of automotive paint, automotive glass and car decoration and other products, while the car after-sales related products are highly demanded. The company has expressed strong interest in Latvian software designing and will hold further talks with SPH Engineering. Shanghai Juye Wood Co.,Ltd. is one of the professional anti-corrosion wood manufacturers by using anti-corrosion wood. The company also carbonizes wood research and development, production, sales, design and installation. The company is also anti-corrosion wood designated supplier of the world's top 500 companies like "B&Q", "KFC". Main products are Finnish wood, camphor pine, radiation pine, Citi pine, spruce and so on. The company has a demand for timber in Latvia and hopes to find suitable suppliers with the help of Shanghai Fair and Investment and Development Agency of Latvia. After the B2B matching, enterprises have said that the overseas outbreak has not yet over, online matching is a very effective channel, thanks to the "Shanghai Fair" to help enterprises build a platform for international cooperation and exchange.
Shanghai Fair online exhibition platform (www.shanghaifair.com) has entered the trial operation stage, we hope that more enterprises can join our platform, we are willing to find more business opportunities for you to expand overseas business.
"Shanghai Fair" national product (week) month activities are in progress. Look forward to your participation. For more information on the next events, please visit website www.shanghaifair365.com.
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