China Trade Week was again successfully hosted in Kenya in 2018 at Kenyatta International Convention Center, Nairobi on 13th-15th June for Phase 1 and 18th-20th June for Phase 2 this was the 4th edition of China Trade Week in Kenya after its huge success during its first event in the country in 2015. The show was opened by
Hon. Adan Abdulla Mohamed, CS of Industrialization and Enterprise Development. Other distinguished guests in attendance included James Mooraiyu, National Vice Chairman-KNCCI, Dr. Moses M. Ikiara, Managing Director-Kenya Investment Authority, Mathew Moya, National Sales Manager-Association of Automobiles, Lucy Moochoki, CEO-Kenya Agribusiness of Building & Civil Engineering Contractors, More-eh-thi Regero, Executive Director-Africa Cotton Industries, Lui Yi, General Manager-Orient International Holding Advertising & Exhibition Trophy, Chen Fen, Deputy Secretary General-Foshan Municipality People’s Government, Wu Dengguo, Vice President-CCPIT Hunan SubCouncil, Ma Xiangyu, Chairman-CCPIT Foshan SubCouncil, Shi Chunping, General Manager-WSL International Business, Xie Rui, Director-International Exchange Center of CCPIT Hunan Sub Council and Zhou Xiaoqin, General Manager-Guizhou Broad & Glorious Expo. Co.,Ltd for Phase 1 and for Phase 2 we had Hon. Jerome Ochieng, PS of ICT who opened the show and other distinguished guests, Dr.Moses Ikiara, CEO-KenInvest, Mr. James Murue, CEO-KNCCI, Mr. Joseph Onyango, Mr. Ronny Osumba, Chair of the Youth Fund, Engr. Collins Juma, CEO-Kenyan Nuclear Board, Mr. Zhang Zhiliang, Director of Exhibitions-CCPIT.
China Trade Week welcomed over 18,000 visitors to the 2018 show with main industry interest in construction materials and machinery. The 6-day event assembled 500 high-caliber Chinese manufacturers from different industries including clothing & textiles, consumer electronics, auto parts & accessories, food & agriculture, water treatment & environment, manufacturing & machinery, chemical engineering inspection & testing, PPP and HVAC for phase 1 and consumer goods, automobile & auto parts, electrical & IT and agriculture were covered on phase 2. The exhibitors were all delighted in coming back to Ethiopia as most of them had found their potential business partners since the first edition in 2015.
For buyers who are attending the event without any experience working or doing business with China before, we have developed a seminar schedule over the 3 days to give visitors background information on how to efficiently trade with China.