18th Macau International Fair ends with 98 cooperation agreements signed

21 October 2013

The 18th edition of the Macau International Fair (MIF) ended Sunday with the signing of 98 cooperation agreements and over 116,000 visitors over four days, 13,000 more than in the 2012 edition, the event’s organiser said.

Construction, culture and tourism, the restaurant segment, technical multimedia services, setting up shops to retail diamonds, as well as retailing furniture and other branded products where just some of the areas for which agreements were signed.

The information was provided by the organiser of the fair, the Macau Institute for Promotion of Trade and Investment (IPIM), which also said that agreements were signed for projects in the areas of research in Traditional Chinese Medicine, including proposals in this area for the Hengqin Island industrial park.

This year’s MIF included 51 conferences and seminars, with a view to boosting opportunities for participants to interact and over “2,000 business meetings,” that led to the 98 cooperation agreements.

This year’s MIF was used by Portuguese-speaking countries to improve their visibility in Macau and mainland China. Portugal, for example, had over 80 companies from a variety of sectors at the fair. (macauhub)