MAY 16 2012 23:22h
The delegation of businessmen from the Chinese region Jilin has come to Zagreb to take part in Croatian – Chinese business forum in HGK. They came to Zagreb after visiting Rijeka first.
The representatives of twenty firms from Jilin, which is the north-eastern Chinese district, showed interest in business relations with Croatia. This part of China is rich in ore, minerals and it has strong car industry. The same interest was shown by 27 domestic firms which try to find a new niche and the opportunity to find new markets.
The possibilities for cooperation are huge, as the vice-president of HGK Vesna Trnokop Tanta pointed out. China is the seventh on Croatian list of business partners. It is the eleventh exporting market for Croatia, but the exchange of goods was only 1.6 mil USD last year. On the other hand, last year’s GDP of Jilin was 167 billion USD which is almost 4 thousand per person. There are more than 27 million people living there.
In HGK they are convinced that this business forum is just the first step towards the future cooperation of domestic entrepreneurs with business partners from one of the most successful provinces of China. (Mediaservis)