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November 12, 2019

Myanmar products on display at 2nd China Int’l Import Expo

Union Minister Dr Than Myint visits the Myanmar exhibition booths at the  2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Than Myint visits the Myanmar exhibition booths at the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. Photo: MNA

The 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) kicked off on 5 November at Shanghai’s National Convention and Exhibition Center.
A Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint attended the opening ceremony. Representatives from 155 countries and 22 international organizations and more will be attending the expo.
Chinese President Mr Xi Jinping addressed the opening ceremony with his keynote speech on ‘Openness and Cooperation for a Shared Future’. This was followed by separate addresses from presidents of other countries in attendance.
In the afternoon, Dr Than Myint attended the Second Hongqiao International Economic Forum held at the same center.
On the morning of 6 November, the Union Minister visited the Myanmar exhibition booths at the expo and interacted with the booth owners, asking them of the market situation of the products on display, any challenges they may be facing, and whether they needed any form of assistance.
From there, the Union Minister and delegation visited the 1400-year old Jing’an Temple in Shanghai. They paid homage to presiding monk Dr Hui Ming and toured the temple. They then visited the Pilot Free Trade Zone nearby. The import expo will continue till tomorrow, while showcasing food products, jade and jewellery from 35 Myanmar companies. — MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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