Czech exporter expects extra business options at China’s import expo and beyond-Xinhua

The opening ceremony of the sixth China Intercontinental Import Expo (CIIE) and the Hongqiao Intercontinental Economic Discussion board is held in east China’s Shanghai, Nov. 5, 2023. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

Vyskocil, a Czech businessman who traveled to Shanghai Friday to go to the expo for the next time, recalled his participation in the initially edition of CIIE back in 2018, contacting it “a superior celebration” for overseas firms to showcase their items to China.

PRAGUE, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) — Existing at the China Worldwide Import Expo (CIIE) for the sixth time in a row, Czech drinks exporter BlueTouch Export is eager for much more organization prospects in the developing Chinese market place.

“I think the Chinese market place will increase quite rapidly in comparison to other nations, and there is a major likely for exporters to find the buyers,” Marek Vyskocil, founder of BlueTouch Export, explained to Xinhua in a latest interview, “I hope we will once again fulfill much more folks and probably extra men and women like to obtain our wine from the warehouse we have in China.”

The enterprise has been exporting mostly alcoholic beverages to Asia for nearly 10 decades. Solely symbolizing Lahofer, just one of the largest wineries in the Czech Republic, Vyskocil mentioned his enterprise will carry a wide range of wines to the expo managing from Nov. 5 to 10 in Shanghai.

“We know that the Czech Republic is not so acknowledged for wine creation in the environment, so we are likely to these fairs to exhibit the merchandise and to tell the new likely buyers we are right here,” he said.

According to Vyskocil, substantial top quality in addition good price would be an advantage of the Czech wine. Even now, there is much operate to do for the Czech wine to be acknowledged in China.

“Persons are utilizing wine as a existing in China. If you provide a French wine, which is well known… and then a Czech wine, it would be a little something new and special,” he explained.

Individuals walk earlier an electronic poster of the 6th China Worldwide Import Expo (CIIE) at the Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 3, 2023. (Xinhua/Ding Ting)

Vyskocil, who traveled to Shanghai Friday to show up at the expo for the 2nd time, recalled his participation in the initially edition of CIIE back again in 2018, calling it “a very good event” for foreign corporations to showcase their items to China.

“For me, the very first perception was extremely optimistic due to the fact there were being several readers. We satisfied several new men and women and have been in a position to exhibit and introduce our goods to new clients,” he stated, “In this initially version, we were there collectively with our distributor for the wine, and he was building several new contacts on this expo, so we have been capable to promote additional items to China.”

In addition to wine products and solutions, BlueTouch Export will also existing Czech beer from hundreds of years-outdated brewery Bohemia Regent, and absinthe from distillery L’Or at this year’s expo to take a look at much more business enterprise chances.

“In the COVID time, it was pretty challenging to maintain the connections with our distributors for the beer and absinthe. So this is for us a new start out to build the new connections and find the new distributors for the beer and the absinthe or honey wine,” Vyskocil explained to Xinhua.

As a businessman who travels to China quite a few instances every calendar year, Vyskocil claimed he has had the opportunity to witness China’s progress and ongoing innovation in Chinese merchandise over the decades.

“This 12 months I was a few moments in China by now… I like to do business enterprise with Chinese individuals due to the fact this is a state which is developing very rapid in comparison to other international locations in the entire world,” he mentioned.