The second edition of the China International Import Expo Fair, held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) between 5-10 November 2019. Turkey, IKMIB (Istanbul Chemicals and Exporters Association) organizes Turkish National Participation Organization for this fair last 2 years. With the national participation organization organized by İKMİB, 54 Turkish companies in 5 different halls attended to the exhibition this year. Our association take place in the exhibition at Hall -3C1-003 with 24 m2 booth.
Representing our Association, Board Members Hüseyin ŞEHERLİ and Fazlı OKURSOY, General Secretariat staff Zehra N. ÖZBİLGİN and Talha DURMUŞ attended the fair.
China President Xi Jinping made the opening ceremony of the fair. In addition, Turkish Republic Deputy Minister of Trade Mrs. Gonca YILMAZ BATUR and The President of Turkish Exporters Assembly Mr. İsmail GÜLLE are ready for grand opening of Turkish Pavilion with his delegation.
On the second day of the fair, the Deputy Minister of Trade, Mr. Gonca YILMAZ BATUR, and the CEOs of the leading companies in China came together to develop trade relations between the two countries. Hüseyin ŞEHERLİ, Member of the Board of our Association, was present at the round table meeting with Chinese CEOs. Fazlı OKURSOY, our Association's Board Member, attended the “Invest in Jiaxing” conference held on the third day of the fair. The conference, where the investment and trade opportunities of China's Jiaxing District was explained and the Jiaxing Mayor presented, attracted great attention. On the fourth day of the fair, Shanghai Consulate General Trade Advisors Murat KOCABAŞ and Mustafa AKSEKILI visited our booth.
The flash disk and sector brochure containing the information about the sector were distributed to the visitors. In addition to this, evil eye beads and Turkish delights were presented to the visitors at the info booth of our Association. In addition, evil eye beads and Turkish delight reflecting the culture of our country were presented to the stand visitors. The product catalogues requested from our member companies were also exhibited during the fair.