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Vice President Qiu Zhaoxian led a team to Korea to conduct economic and trade exchanges

2018/6/7

From May 29th to June 1st , CCPIT Guangdong vice president QIU Zhaoxian led a working group to Korea to carry out economic and trade exchange activities.

On the 30th, the working group visited KOREA TRADE-INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY (KOTRA). Market research director of KOTRA PIAO Dongxu met with the visiting guests, discussing how to strengthen economic and trade exchanges between the two sides.

QIU Zhaoxian said CCPIT Guangdong and KOTRA have always maintained good cooperation relations. Over the years, the two sides have carried out positive, pragmatic and friendly cooperation mechanism, cooperated on bilateral economic and trade promotion work for many times, held a series of fruitful activities, which have played a positive role in promoting the economic and trade development between Guangdong and Korea. At present, Guangdong is actively participating in the construction of the Belt and Road, fully committed to building the free trade zone, actively promoted the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay with Hong Kong and Macao. These new development opportunities will bring a broader space and platform for enhancing economic and trade cooperation between Korea and Guangdong. Hoping that Korea can organize enterprises to participate in the China(Guangzhou) International Cross-border E-commerce & Goods Expo held in Guangzhou every year, and use cross-broader e-commerce platforms to boost trade growth between the two places.

PIAO Dongxu said Korea attaches great importance to economic and trade cooperation with Guangdong. Since the signing of the China Korea Free Trade Agreement, KOTRA has actively promoted the development of trade between the two countries, and established an FTA support center in the Guangzhou branch to provide services and support to enterprises of the two countries in conducting trade exchanges. In recent years, with the development of Internet+ and modern logistics, cross-border e-commerce has become an important platform for trade development between the two places. Korea will actively launch and publicize and strive to have more Korean companies to participate in the China(Guangzhou) International Cross-border E-commerce & Goods Expo.

During the visit, the working group also visited the Korea Packaging Association and actively promoted the Guangdong Packaging Technology Association and the Korea Packaging Association to establish institutional cooperation.

The working group also went and conducted research on Guangdong Economic and Trade Representative Office in Republic of Korea, giving guidance on the economic and trade promotion work between the two places.