HEFEI, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) — After a 10-day business trip to the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan, Tang Wensheng, general manager of the Wuhu branch of Muchen International Electronic Commerce Co, Ltd, is busy organizing factories to allow production to meet new orders.
“We sell smart home appliances, including sweeping robots and vacuum cleaners, to many countries. During this trip, we visited new and old customers and obtained orders worth 60 million dollars. “, indicates Mr. Tang.
He was part of the business delegation from Anhui Province in eastern China, which took a chartered plane to RC and Japan to expand business opportunities and seek new cooperations. end of December 2022.
The trip turned out to be successful. The total order value reached 2.24 billion yuan (about 330.86 million US dollars), and 22 foreign investment projects were concluded in the fields of new energy vehicles, overseas warehouses and cultural exchanges.
“Through face-to-face meetings and thorough negotiations, we have obtained orders faster, and we can also better grasp the new trend of the overseas market,” he said.
Since China announced a new set of measures to optimize its response to COVID-19, the Anhui Department of Commerce has sent more than 210 people from some 110 companies to engage in business activities in more than 20 countries. and regions.
By looking internationally, these companies opened up to new customers, new orders and new opportunities with clearer plans and goals for the new year.
In the production workshop of Maanshan Jinzi Textile Ornament Co., Ltd, employees work day and night to produce tablecloths that will be sent to Japan by sea.
“During the business trip to Japan, we reached a tentative agreement worth more than four million dollars with a Japanese company, which is almost twice our business volume in 2022,” says Tao Jiamu, employee. of the company.
Orders from Japan accounted for about 70% of the company’s export volume. Under the influence of the pandemic, the company has been able to communicate with its Japanese customers only by email and telephone in recent years.
“This is the first time we have visited Japan to meet with our customers after the pandemic. It has deepened the cooperation between the two parties and enabled us to have a clear production target in 2023,” noted Mr. Tao, adding that they plan to purchase new equipment and employ more workers in advance to fulfill orders.
According to him, Japanese customers will visit their company this year to strengthen cooperation.
“We also plan to participate in more international exhibitions in the new year to tap into the European and American markets,” Tao added.
Anhui will hold various business activities, including online and offline exhibitions, and hold more than 100 special overseas investment activities to promote major foreign-funded projects in 2023, the provincial commerce department noted. End