Sri Lanka’s confectionary manufacturers invited to China’s International All-food Expo 2020 in September
Sri Lankan confectionary manufacturers will have access to the enormous Chinese market with the hosting of the ‘China Candy and China Ice Cream’ International All-food Expo 2020 scheduled to be held at the Ningbo International Exhibition Center from September 5 to September 7 this year in Ningbo, China.
Local media reports stated that the exhibition will be organized by Beijing Land peace Exhibition Co., Ltd and will be supported by China Food Association, Taiwan Food Industry Development Association and Hong Kong International Food Association and the venue will be the Ningbo International Exhibition Center in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.
This exhibition would have the ideal opportunity for Sri Lankan confectionary manufacturers to get their products such as biscuits, chocolates, jams, dried fruits, ice creams, sweets and sweetmeats to access the large Chinese market which has been untapped by Sri Lankan enterprises, President of the International Business Council, Kosala Wickramanayake has been quoted as telling Sri Lanka’s state owned, Daily News.
The Director of International Department, Dallas, of Beijing Land peace Exhibition Co. had reportedly met the Minister – Commercial, Alexi Gunasekera, of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing and had requested that Sri Lankan exporters are assigned a minimum of 10 stalls so that Sri Lanka could be allocated a separate pavilion at the expo for higher visibility with other exhibitors and visitors.
The exhibition is expected to accommodate more than 890 exhibitors and will have estimated 89,000 visitors.
The participation in this large expo in China would provide good exposure for Sri Lankan confectionery manufacturers. The participants at the above mentioned exhibition could explore possibilities of seeking new international markets as well as form partnerships to help expand the business operations to other territories as well.
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