Chongqing News

5th "Chongqing-Taiwan Week" to open

2013-10-13 12:23:01

Pineapple cake, a Taiwan specialty that has appeared during previous Chongqing-Taiwan Weeks

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The 5th "Chongqing-Taiwan Week" will be held from October 18th to 20th. At that time, a couple of Chongqing-Taiwan economic & trade and cultural exchange activities will be carried out. In addition, there will be Taiwan specialty exhibitions, where citizens can both pay a visit and purchase products.

The activity is said to be co-hosted by Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and Chongqing Municipal People's Government.

"Chongqing-Taiwan Week" of 2013 will mainly includes the following activities: the opening ceremony, the signing of cooperative projects, 8 economic & trade exchange activities and 3 cultural exchange activities. During this week, "Taiwan Specialty Exhibition" will be held at Guanyinqiao Pedestrian Street in Jiangbei District, where hundreds of Taiwan specialties can be chosen and purchased.

Up till this moment, 16 projects have sign contracts during this week and they mainly involve such fields as agriculture, sightseeing and leisure, electronics, food and equipment manufacturing. Contract amount will reach nearly 15 billion yuan.

First introduced in 2009, "Chongqing-Taiwan Week" has been successfully held for 4 years and the number of Taiwan enterprises in Chongqing has risen to more than 1,260. (Translated by Zhang Xi, Fathom Language Limited)

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Editor:Liu Kan

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