Uruguay Week in China

Date: 20 - 27 Aug 2018

On the occasion of the 30 anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Uruguay, the investment promotion agency Uruguay XXI and the Embassy of Uruguay in China will carry out the "Uruguay Week in China", an activity that involves economic relations, trade promotion, investment attraction and the positioning of the country brand. The public and private sectors will be participating with the aim of continuing to expand Uruguay’s presence in the Chinese market, which is already Uruguay’s main trade partner.

This project includes economic relations activities, trade promotion, investment attraction and country brand positioning.  Uruguayan representatives will participate with the aim of continuing to expand Uruguay’s presence in the Chinese market, considering that the Asian country is already our first trade partner and that in 2017 Uruguayan exports of goods reached US $ 2,549 million and a 28% share in total exports.

Objective:

Given the excellent results obtained during CHINA LAC 2017 and the growing relationships between Uruguay and China, the aim of this project is to strengthen the image of Uruguay in China by way of promoting exports, investment and tourism.

The public and private sectors will be participating with the aim of continuing to expand Uruguay’s presence in the Chinese market, which is already Uruguay’s main commercial partner.

Public Audience:

  • Decision makers in the main Chinese companies.
  • Multipliers", law firms, accountants, "location consultants", etc.
  • Chinese companies that are already located in Uruguay
  • Chinese companies that are investing or plant to invest in the region

Activities:

  • Official Meetings with local authorities
  • Investment seminars
  • Business Meetings
  • Technical visits

The events of this week, which also includes the inauguration of the new Uruguayan consulate in the city of Guangzhou, will have the honorable presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, as well as a presentation about investment opportunities in Uruguay, by the executive director of Uruguay XXI, Antonio Carámbula.

After the presentations, attendees will enjoy a tasting of Uruguay's Premium products, including meat, wines, olive oils, cheeses, caviar and rice in different preparations, accompanied by a show of music characteristic of Uruguay.

Location& Agenda:

August 20th - Beijing

18:00

  • Seminar Investment Opportunities in Uruguay
  • Cocktail “Uruguay’s flavors”: It is a cocktail in which Uruguayan products will be tasted.

August 23rd-24th - Chongqing

23rd-14:30: Seminar Investment Opportunities in Urugua 

24th-19:00: Cocktail “Uruguay’s flavors”

August 27th - Guangzhou

18:00Grand Opening of the Consulate General of Uruguay

November 1st – Zhuhai (China-LAC 2018)

November 5th – Shanghai (China International Import Expo 2018)

Visit InvestInUruguay.uy for more information about these events or contact our Project Managers at invest@uruguayxxi.gub.uy.

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