Jilin and Liaoning provinces have started to organize enterprise delegations to seek business opportunities in overseas markets, news outlet ThePaper reported on Monday.
Over 150 representatives from local governments and enterprises in Liaoning province have started their trip to Japan and South Korea for 8 days for economic and trade talks on Dec 18.
The trips will see them establish contacts with potential customers, held promotion meetings to deeply engage with old and new partners in business communities, discuss and promote cooperation projects, and actively grab export orders.
Japan and South Korea have been key economic and trade partners to Liaoning province for many years, with trade volumes between the province and the two countries accounting for over 20 percent of the total, according to the Department of Commerce of Liaoning province.
During the trips, Liaoning will introduce the RCEP (Dalian) International Business District to attract more investments. Moreover, the province will also introduce some areas including petrochemical, equipment manufacturing, textile and clothing, food, health and medical industries to attract investments.
Jilin province has also organized a delegation to South Korea on Dec 17. Jilin's overseas trip mainly focus on areas including food, chemical, environmental protection materials, warehousing and logistics, culture and tourism, to conduct in-depth negotiations and cooperation with relevant associations and enterprises in South Korea, and jointly promote the expansion of the China-South Korea trade scale.
According to the news outlet, Liaoning will continue to organize delegations to Europe, Southeast Asia, South America and other regions for attracting investments and carrying out trade activities; Jilin will also arrange trade-oriented delegations to Germany, France, Austria and the US to promote economic and trade cooperation.
While China optimizes and adjusts the epidemic control measures, some provinces have started overseas trips to grab business orders. In the future, more provinces and cities will join in on the trade activity.