The CAEXPO platform continue to be an important avenue for our government agencies and companies to strengthen their network and cooperation with potential investors and counterparts as well as explore for more business opportunities.
The CAEXPO's great success has been attributed to the tireless efforts, strong commitment and collaboration between our cooperate partners ASEAN and China. Cambodia will continue supporting the China-ASEAN EXPO events. Cambodia welcome and is happy to see any concrete decisions made by the secretariat of CAEXPO.
CAEXPO is playing an importance role as it is the great platform offered more business opportunities for Chinese and ASEAN companies to achieve the mutual economic goals, especially in many sector such as trade, economy and people to people exchange resulting in increasing the bilateral political mutual trust, increasing in trade volume and exchange among our regional.
Malaysia had identified CAEXPO as a strategic platform to further promote bilateral trade, investment and tourism between Malaysia and China as well as among ASEAN countries. Malaysian SMEs is able to leverage on CAEXPO to promote and brand Malaysian products to the huge combined market of China and ASEAN of almost 2 billion people.
Over the past 16 years, CAEXPO has achieved remarkable outcomes and played a vital role as a platform facilitating greater connectivity between China and ASEAN. Singapore companies have also enjoyed notable growth by participating in CAEXPO.
Our effort in promoting the trade and investment as well as tourism is important towards the region’s economic recovery. We must continue to strengthen the spirit of cooperation between us and stay unite to get through these dark times and emerge stronger and more resilient.
This event will help foster a stronger sense of unity and cooperation among our nations as we all face the current challenges together.
Our collective efforts will definitely help overcome it and build back better.
This year, although COVID-19 has brought us into disruptive and difficult times, we have the confidence that CAEXPO will continue to produce impactful activities and achieve fruitful outcomes for its participants.
The 17th CAEXPO will be successful and fruitful for China and ASEAN and will be another memorable event again.