Visit to the Canton Trade Fair
On 25 April Ambassador Gunnarsson, acompanied by Pétur Yang Li Embassy trade representative, visited the Canton Trade Fair in Guangzhou. The fair has over the years received a number of Icelandic delegations and individual businessmen interested in importing from China. Recently the fair took on a role as a platform also for goods imported to China.
Ambassador had a meeting with Zhang Zhigang, Chairman of the Council of the China Import and Export Fair and China Foreign Trade Centre and discussed among other things the possibility of arranging a special event or an Icelandic stand at the fair after the entry into force of the Free Trade Agreement between Iceland and China, currently under negotiation.