Inner Mongolia companies seek business expansion in Middle East
HOHHOT, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- A legion of enterprises from north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region will leave for the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to seek business opportunities and cooperation, the regional commerce department said on Sunday.
Arranged by the local government, the trip will see 51 foreign trade companies bring local specialties and feature products covering 11 categories, including sunflower seeds, raw and cooked beef, lamb and tomato sauce, to expand their markets in the Middle Eastern countries.
A series of activities will be held after their arrival, including marketing events, business negotiations, exhibitions, investment research events, and visits to commodity distribution centers and local markets.
The trip is expected to help local enterprises sell their products abroad, and attract foreign enterprises to invest in Inner Mongolia, said Yang Jin, a regional government official.
Inner Mongolia also plans to help its companies seek business opportunities in other countries, including Russia, Mongolia, Japan and the Republic of Korea.