The agri-food sector, as well as sectors such as high technology, construction materials, medical equipment, medicines and cosmetics, biotechnology and health services are sectors of interest for the development of cooperation networks between Greek and Chinese companies, according to the conclusions of a visit by a Chinese delegation to the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Chinese delegation was from the Council for the Promotion of International Trade – Shanghai Section and from the Shanghai Chamber of International Commerce.
Welcoming the Chinese delegation, the president of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA), Sofia Kounenaki Efremoglou, said: “We welcome two important extroversion entities of Shanghai – China’s main commercial, industrial and cultural hub. Shanghai is the third leading financial centre in the world and a gateway for European products and services to the Chinese market, just as, respectively, Greece is a key gateway to the European market. I believe that the conditions are ideal to pursue the expansion of business relations between Greece and China. In the last decade, these relations have seen steady growth. We already have several examples of successful cooperation in sectors such as shipping and shipbuilding, transport, trade, tourism. However, there is still great scope for strengthening the presence of Greek products and services in the Chinese market, in a number of sectors in which our country has significant comparative advantages and outward-looking businesses.”