Guangdong and Macau branded products fair closed with 83,000 visitors


Jointly organized by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) and by the Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province, the three-day Guangdong & Macao Branded Products Fair 2016 (GMBPF) concluded yesterday. The three-day event recorded an overall total of 83,000 visitors.
Over the same period, 67 business-matching sessions were conducted by enterprises, including those from Guangdong (Jieyang, Huizhou and Maoming), Hong Kong, Macau and Indonesia. Products discussed in the course of the sessions included food and beverages, daily necessities, clothing and accessories, and creative handicrafts.
An IPIM statement cites a local resident identified as Mr. Kou, who has been to the event every year, who revealed that he had spent over MOP10,000 last year and that he had set no limit on his spending for this year, as he would consider buying any product if he deems it suitable.
Jilsi Toys is an Indonesian company specializing in handmade “rocking” horses. The representative of Jilsi Toys, Linfkan Pantow, disclosed that 90 percent of their products were sold on the second day, in line with their expectations.
A representative of Branco Carvalho Neto, Raquel Carvalho Neto, noted that her company wanted to attain an understanding of the consumers’ needs via this platform in order to adjust their marketing strategies and to improve their product packaging.

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