Qatar Chamber (QC) received a Chinese trade delegation headed by Bing Xu, deputy director-general, China Foreign Trade Center, in Doha Sunday.
The two sides discussed joint co-operation in different sectors, QC said in a release Sunday.
During the meeting, QC received an invitation to participate in the 124th China Import and Export Fair — 'Canton Fair 2018', which is co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of People's Republic of China and the People's Government of Guangdong Province and organised by China Foreign Trade Centre.
The fair will be held mid-October.
Bing Xu highlighted the importance of the fair, which is the largest of its kind in China in terms of volume of goods offered and number of exhibitors and visitors.
He added that the fair includes three sections — electronics and household electrical appliances, consumer goods and office supplies, cases and bags, and recreation products and medical devices and health products.
Bing Xu said the fair reflected the development of China's foreign trade and its policies of policy of reform and openness.
He added that Canton Fair 2018 aimed to “promote its role as a vital platform for strong trade opportunities and to create a better business environment and a more open market to the world.”
QC first vice-chairman Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar highlighted the importance of the strong economic and trade relations between the private sectors in Qatar and China.
He said the chamber is urging Qatari businessmen and companies to participate in Canton Fair 2018, which is one of the most prominent trade exhibitions in China.
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