Hungary is guest of honour at the 13th China Henan Investment and Trade Fair which runs between April 8 and 11 in Zhengzhou, the centre of China’s Henan province.
István Joó, deputy state secretary of the foreign ministry and leader of the Hungarian delegation to the fair, told MTI by phone on Monday that the Hungarian exhibition will focus on showcasing
Hungarian innovation and the economic environment offered to investors. The pavilion will also offer Hungarian wines, food and champagne specialties, he said.
The fair is expected to draw some 20,000 visitors from 89 countries.
Joó met Wang Gousheng, the party secretary of the province, to discuss economic ties between Henan and Hungary. They agreed that the most promising sectors for cooperation were agriculture, the food industry, water management, car manufacturing and the health industry, he said.
Joó will also meet the representatives of the Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (ZMJ) corporation which has a plant in the northeast Hungarian city of Miskolc.
He noted that trade between China and Hungary rose by 10 percent to nearly 9 billion dollars in 2018. To Henan province, Hungary exports mostly products and services connected to the car manufacturing industry and the health and chemical industry, Joó added.