Costa Rica to Host Chinese Business SummitCAMERAThe Costa Rica News (TCRN) – About 800 entrepreneurs from 20 countries will participate in San Jose on November 26 and 27 at the China Business Summit VII, in which Latin America and the Caribbean will seek to strengthen trade relations, official sources said.

At the event, tables will be set up for about 150 businesses for meetings between entrepreneurs and there will also be lectures conducted by experts.

Employers who participate in the summit represents countries such as Costa Rica, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Peru, as well as Beijing Chinese regions, Zheijan, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Hunan, Henan, Shandong and Qingdao.

The Costa Rican Foreign Trade Minister, Anabel González, said that this forum is the most important of the year in trade for the country and she expects growth conducive to China’s trade with Latin America and the Caribbean.

“This is an important event to strengthen our relationship with China and promote the increase in trade and investment flows with this strategic partner,” said González.

The event will also be attended by Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce, Jiang Zengwei, Chairman of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, Vice President of the Council for the Promotion of International Trade China (CCPIT), Yu Ping, and President of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Jiang Jianqing, among others.

The event’s agenda includes the November 26th forum on modernizing cooperation models for trade, technological revolution, agricultural development, global trade and city-city cooperation.

The next day will be the business conference for entrepreneurs to exchange information about their products and services, and also hold a business breakfast, in which more than 100 investors from China and Latin America will attend.

The China Business Summit between Latin America and the Caribbean has taken place every year since 2007, with the venue alternating between China and a Latin American country.

This year the event is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica, the Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) and the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE), in conjunction with the CCPIT and the IDB.

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

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