China’s Zhejiang hosts online services trade exhibition
HANGZHOU – East China’s Zhejiang province launched an online services trade exhibition on Wednesday.
Scheduled from April 29 to May 1, the cloud exhibition has attracted over 80 domestic businesses and more than 180 overseas firms.
The exhibition is hosted by the department of commerce of Zhejiang province. The department has planned a consultative conference via cloud technologies with authorities and business associations in eight countries, including Finland, Italy, Britain, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands, on international services trade cooperation.
The cloud exhibition aims to maximize Zhejiang’s advantages in services trade and digital sectors to facilitate its foreign trade and explore the global market, said Sheng Qiuping, head of the province’s commerce department.
Zhejiang has established trade relations with over 200 countries and regions worldwide and is a frontrunner in terms of services trade in China.
The eastern China province saw trade growth in 10 services trade sectors in the first quarter of this year. The exports of telecommunications, computer and information services surged by 118.8 percent year-on-year to 31.32 billion yuan ($4.44 billion) from January to March.