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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2551

Sri Lankan participation in the Canton Trade Fair

By Quintus Perera - Asian Tribune

Colombo, 08 July, (Asiantribune.com): As it has been done for the last 10 years, The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) is organizing to send a delegation to the October to the Chinese Export Commodity Fair popularly known as Canton Fair,

This Trade Fair is well-known internationally as it has been held more than 115 times during the last 60 years. It will be held from 15th to 20th October 2007 in Guanzhou city, Guangdong Province, China. The Fair is organized by the Chinese Council for Promoting International Trade.

Hildon U Hamangoda, Director, SAARC and International Affairs, FCCISL said that last year the delegation consisted of 30 members and this year too they are expecting to take a strong team. He is an expert to handle all the technicalities of the visit to China and this time too he will accompany the delegation. He said that those who have visited the Fair earlier has immensely benefited.

Wide range of products in the areas of industry, agriculture, motor vehicles and things ranging from needle to aircraft are exhibited in the Canton Fair and he said that last year more than 340,000 people from all over the world have visited it.

The FCCISL is at an advantageous position as it has already signed an MOU with the Chinese Council for Promoting International Trade and thus FCCISL would be able to arrange a wide range of facilities to the Sri Lankan Participants.

All those who wish to join the delegation to visit the Canton Fair, could do so by registering themselves at the International Division, FCCISL.

- Asian Tribune -

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