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4th Rason International Trade Exhibition Draws Attention of Businessmen
| Pyongyang, August 20 (KCNA) -- The 4th Rason International Trade Exhibition is going on in Rason City, the economic and trade zone in the northeastern part of the DPRK.
In this regard, KCNA had an interview with Kim Hyon Chol, deputy director of the Department of Economic Cooperation of the Rason City People's Committee.
More than 100 local and foreign companies are taking part in the exhibition. The annual exhibition is intent on achieving the economic development common to the DPRK and other countries.
Through the exhibition, businessmen have been acquainted themselves with the development of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ). And they are having discussions on the possibilities of efficient trade while making import and export contracts.
The Rason City has been developed into an international region for relay transport, trade and investment, financial transactions and tourism.
The president of the Rason Noviymir Co. under the Russia-Far-east Investment Co. Ltd, told KCNA:
It is the third time for my company to take part in the exhibition.
I have felt that progress has been made in every exhibition. And it has been well organized.
I hope that the exhibition will boost the cooperation between countries and regions. Especially, I want Russia and the DPRK to further develop the friendly cooperation in the fields of economy and trade.
My company is making investments in producing foodstuffs like sea foods and planning to expand their production and volume of export. I want many more Russians to participate in the exhibition.
Willam Zhao, director of the UNAFORTE Ltd of Italy, said:
It is the first time for my company to attend the exhibition and it feels good.
The DPRK people's living standard and rate of consumption are high as evidenced by the fact that new goods are popular among them.
I was going to make an investment in the zone from a long ago and have invested in commercial buildings in the city. I hope that the economic trade zone would rapidly develop.
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