The 25th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (25th MIF), the Macao Franchise Expo 2020 (2020MFE) and the 2020 Portuguese Speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (2020PLPEX) reached an end on October 24, with over 100 projects signed some 30,000 visitors attending the three-days of the events.
Some 70,000 visitors attended the trade events held last year, with the events this year held under several pandemic prevention measures.
Over 100 projects were signed involving the introduction of made-in-Macau products and Macau-branded products to speciality supermarkets, Portuguese-speaking countries products’ opening sales channel on local e-commerce platforms, procurement of Macao-made masks, procurement of agricultural products from Mainland China and scientific research collaboration projects.
At the same time, more than 670 negotiation sessions took place both online and offline during the three-day exhibitions, with more than 1,100 exhibitors presenting more than 4,300 exhibits in the events’ online exhibition platform.
The events included more than 50 activities including forums, conferences, and promotional seminars, with the exhibitions covering an area of 25,000 square metres with approximately 1,200 booths, and with several pandemic prevention measures put in place.
Upon the ending of the events, the Trade and Investment Promotion Institute also announced that the ‘Macao Franchise Expo 2021’ will be held from July 30 to August 1 2021, while the ’26th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair and the ‘2021 Portuguese Speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (Macao)’ are scheduled for October 21 to 23, 2021.