More than 2,700 small and medium-sized companies from over 30 countries and regions will showcase t
heir products in an industrial expo in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, according to the organizers.上海夜生活
The annual China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF), which focuses on equipment, textile and garme
nt, construction material and furniture, energy saving and cross-border e-commerce, will be held in Guangzhou on Oct 10.上海夜生活
Delegations consisting of officials and business people from Cote d’lvoire, India, South Africa, Nigeria, Bulgaria, Kenya, Mya
nmar, Mexico, Vietnam, Russia and Poland will attend the fair, looking for opportunities to boost economic ties with China.上海夜生活
“As one of the largest consumer markets, India will strengthen ties with China in terms of cooperation in industrial sector
s,” said P. Udayakumar, director of planning and marketing of the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd, a government of India enterprise.
上海夜生活An International Trade Centre (ITC) report warned Thursday that small firms across the world are twice as affected as their large ente
rprises counterparts when complying with standards and regulations required to conduct international business.
“Trade in the 21st century is increasingly consumer-centric,” said ITC Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez in a statement.上海夜生活品茶微信
“Standards are an important means to respond to consumer demands for ‘good trade’, one that is environ
mentally sustainable, socially responsible and protective of consumers. But standards can
also represent an impossible burden, in particular for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises),” she added.上海夜生活品茶微信
According to the 2016 SME Competitiveness Outlook: meeting the standard for trade, a 10 percent increase in regu
上海夜生活品茶微信latory burden cuts small-firm exports by 3.2 percent, compared to a 1.6 percent drop for large-business exports.