News from Jinan Municipal Bureau of Commerce today revealed that the East Asia Expo and the Sixth Korea Commodity Expo is set to be held in Jinan from July 6th to 8th. The expo is jointly sponsored by People’s Government of Jinan Municipality, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, Japanese Association for the Promotion of International Trade, Federation of Hong Kong Industries, Shandong Provincial Department of Commerce, Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shandong Province and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shandong Sub-Council.
As the capital city of Shandong province, Jinan is of pivotal importance to connect the east and west and facilitate the development of neighboring areas. Korea Commodity Expo has been successfully held in Jinan for 5 consecutive years since 2012. With an accumulated exhibition area of over 90,000 square meters and trading volume of 2.5 billion yuan in the first four years, Korea Commodity Expo is credited as the largest Korea commodity exhibition outside of Korea. Also, it has been the only exhibition initiated by Jinan for international brands in recent years. As an upgraded version of Korea Commodity Expo, the first East Asia Expo intends to focus on commodities of distinct features and advantages from Korea and Japan, as well as commodities applying new technologies in new industries, new business forms and models from Shandong.