April 27, 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine. With the goal of supporting the Ukrainian manufacturer and promoting Ukrainian production to international markets, the Ukrainian Association of Electric Manufacturers, with the support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund, presented products of national manufacturers at the international exhibition – China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) April 15 – April 19, 2018 in Guangzhou , China At the booth of the association were presented 20 types of Ukrainian products.
Four Ukrainian companies represented our state on this respectable world exhibition forum:
- Holding Saturn (Kiev) was presented by LLC Kupava and LLC “CTD Group Company” – high-quality household appliances for a wide range of households: refrigerators, washing machines, various kitchen equipment (electric kettles, mixers, meat grinders, dryers, electric ovens and others), climatic equipment.
- “Promelektro-Kharkiv” (Kharkiv) (TM “Aquarius”) – various household and industrial pumps and electric motors.
- Kraft-Pipe LLC (Kyiv region) – polypropylene pipes and fittings for heating and water supply.
- PJSC “Mayak” (Vinnytsya) (TM “Termia”) – electric heating equipment of a wide spectrum (convectors, thermal curtains, electric boilers, oil radiators, infra-red radiators and others).
The preliminary results of the participation of national producers in the Canton Fair add optimism to the rightly chosen vector of the association’s activities and inspire confidence in the development of Ukrainian production. According to the reports of the participants of the exhibition, about 130 business meetings with potential foreign partners were held, and the total sales of participants for the next 2 years should increase by more than 2 million US dollars.
“The Ukrainian association of electrical engineers is pleased with the results of our participants’ participation in one of the world’s largest exhibition forums. It should be noted that the result of this measure is not only received orders from Ukrainian enterprises. We believe that such forums create a positive image of Ukraine, which is extremely important for our state. For many, visitors have become a real revelation that there is modern high-quality production in Ukraine. From the organizers of the exhibition, we received the Best Market Pioneer Award. It is very pleasant that our fruitful cooperation was celebrated by the management of Canton Fair. We especially want to thank Western NIS Enterprise Fund for the support provided and really warm partner relations. We are happy to share this success with our partners. The Association will not stop on the achieved and will soon prepare new interesting projects to which we invite Ukrainian producers to join,” said Oleg Ivanenko, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Association of Electric Manufacturers.
“We are pleased to support Ukraine’s participation in the China Import and Export Fair 2018. Ukrainian manufacturers of high-quality electrical engineering at this exhibition have established new business contacts, received new export orders, and will be able to expand production and create new jobs in Ukraine. The stand of Ukraine at the China Import and Export Fair 2018 is a good example of how small and medium-sized enterprises can unite to better address the business of finding business partners abroad and entering new markets, “said Yaroslav Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer. Director of Western NIS Enterprise Fund.
Canton Fair is one of the largest exhibitions not only in China but also around the world. The exhibition is regular in nature and takes place twice a year in spring in April-May and in autumn in October-November. The current session of the exhibition was already 123rd in the order. Each session of the exhibition is divided into 3 phases by product type. The delegation of the Ukrainian Association of Electrical Engineering Manufacturers took part in the first phase of the exhibition from April 15 to 19, where the following industries were represented: home electronics and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, building materials and others.
The Western NIS Enterprise Fund cooperates with industry associations and chambers of commerce and industry in order to increase the participation of Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises in international trade, to push and help structures, projects and initiatives that help many exporters to develop, become successful and self-sufficient. , and learn to better assist exporters. Small and medium-sized enterprises predominantly worked on the domestic market or supplied products to traditional export markets of near-abroad. And although such enterprises are increasingly seeking to expand their business by exporting to new markets, for many of them, it remains a challenge.