The 17th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair has achieved great results.
The four-day "17th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair" (MIF) was successfully concluded on the 21st. More than 100,000 people visited the exhibition, an increase of 9.23% over last year. At the same time, it promoted 1847 business matching and signed 88 contracting projects, and held 47 forums, conferences and promotion conferences. The MIF exhibition covers an area of over 30,000 square meters and has more than 1,800 booths. There are more than 700 exhibitors and more than 50 national and regional delegations. In addition to the first exhibitions in Madagascar, Cyprus and Jordan, the “Shenzhen Cultural Fair” and the “Arts and Performances Exhibition Area” will also be joined for the first time. Investment is a major theme of MIF. During the MIF period, a total of 47 conference forums and business exchange promotion events were held at the International Trade and Investment Forum 2012 and the Ninth World Chinese Business Summit. The number of participants exceeded 6,800, providing direct access to exhibitors and buyers. Exchange and negotiate platforms to create business opportunities. In addition, in order to make full use of Macau's advantages as a “China-Portugal platform” and assist local and mainland SMEs to expand their markets in Portuguese-speaking countries, the MIF “Portugal Pavilion” has the largest exhibition scale, “Jiangsu-Macau, Portuguese-speaking countries”. Activities such as the “Business Summit” “Portuguese-Football-Macao Economic and Trade Exchange” are even more remarkable. Liu Guanhua, executive member of the Macao Trade Promotion Bureau, said that the MIF business matching and signing of the current situation is ideal. A total of 88 contracted projects have been signed, involving tourism, cultural creation, exhibition, education, manufacturing and real estate. The total amount of the contract has increased from the previous session. 10%. It is reported that the "18th International Trade and Investment Fair" will be held in Macau from October 17 to 20, 2013.