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2018 Hong Kong-Hunan Agricultural Products Matchmaking Meeting Kicks off in Changsha

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The 2018 Hong Kong-Hunan Agricultural Products Matchmaking Meeting was held in Changsha on January 12, 2018. More than 60 importers, wholesalers, traders, and purchasing agents including Tang Shun Xing Poultry (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. and Causeway Bay Group (a large retail enterprise) and more than 100 Hunan agricultural products suppliers attended.

The matchmaking meeting featured such activities as Hong Kong-Hunan agricultural products promotion fair, Hong Kong-Hunan B2B enterprise fair, Hong Kong-Hunan business forum, and Hunan agricultural production base inspection. It aimed to facilitate more high-quality export enterprises in Hunan to go global.

At the meeting, China Council for the Promotion of Industrial Trade (CCPIT) Hunan Sub-council Vice Chairman Fu Danzhou briefed Hong Kong businessmen on Hunan conditions. He mentioned that CCPIT Hunan Sub-council has long been devoted to promoting economic and trade exchanges between Hunan and Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is not only Hunan’s largest source of foreign capital and the largest export market, but also one of the regions with the largest number of Hunan foreign-invested enterprises. It has become an important platform for Hunan to participate in global economic cooperation. From January to November, 2017, Hunan has newly approved 447 Hong Kong-funded projects, an increase of 25.2% over the same period last year; the in-paid Hong Kong capital reached 9.421 billion USD, up 25.1% over the same period last year, accounting for 70.5% of the provincial total; the imports and exports of Hunan agricultural products to Hong Kong was 2.56 billion CNY, an increase of 9.7%.

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Translator: Xiao Juan

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