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Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and Wesleyan University for China Trade Day. This event will educate regional firms about business opportunities in China and provide the opportunity for companies to meet with key industry and government experts from China.
China responded quickly to the global economic downturn in 2008, and as a result of a combination of monetary, fiscal, and bank-lending measures, China‘s GDP grew 9.2 percent in 2009, 10.3 percent in 2010, and 9.2 percent in 2011. GDP in 2012 is expected to grow 7.5 percent, with GDP projections for 2013 not expected to be far off that mark at between 8.3 percent and 8.8 percent.
China’s leading industry sectors include: Education and Training, Aviation Market, Consumer Products, Railway and Metro Industry, Medical Device and Healthcare Service Market, Safety Security Market, Marine Industries, Travel and Tourism, Franchising, Air Pollution, ICT Equipment and Software, Green Building and Agricultural Sectors.
Date: June 11, 2012
Venue: Wesleyan University, Beckham Hall, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06457
Cost: $300 per company; $75 for additional company representatives
"$275 reimbursements ($50 for secondary attendees) for eligible, Connecticut small businesses"**** See below for details
At China Trade Day, companies will:
· Gain an understanding of China’s economic and trade climate with a focus on Shandong Province
· Learn the best approach to doing business in China and discuss opportunities for US exporters in Tier 2 cities
· Meet one-on-one with various Chinese and USG representatives as well as with industry experts
· Special full afternoon Session for aerospace companies interested in China’s commercial Aviation market
· Hear from private sector experts on IP, tax and legal considerations in China
· Participate in roundtable sessions on how to write a VISA letter, IP, VAT tax, legal issues, and industry overviews of the Aerospace and Medical sector
· Learn about standards/regulations in China as well as assistance available to help US companies succeed in China
With DECD and SBA funded reimbursements to small Connecticut companies The US Department of Commerce is sponsoring a daylong event on doing business in China. Small companies can be eligible for reimbursement of $275 of the $300 registration fee. This is a great opportunity for small companies to become familiar with the business opportunities in China for their businesses. This is an export focused event. Space is limited and reimbursements are limited to the first 80 companies.