DAR ES SALAAM, April 10 (Xinhua) -- A Tanzanian trade authority has urged the East African nation's companies to capture the "golden chance" provided by a trade expo to be held in China.
The Tanzania Trade Development Authority (TanTrade) said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the country is set to participate in the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo to be held in Changsha, the capital of central China's Hunan province,
The statement signed by TanTrade public affairs and communication principal officer Theresa Chilambo called on Tanzanian companies and individuals to "capture the golden chance in participating in the expo."
State-owned TanTrade works toward enhancing Tanzania's economic performance through development and promotion of goods and services for both local and foreign markets.
The statement said the expo to be held between in June this year will be themed: Win-win cooperation for closer China-Africa economic and trade partnership.
The statement said the expo will focus on trade, investment, finance, agriculture, mining, energy, tourism and infrastructure.
China launched the biennial first joint Sino-African trade expo this year to boost reciprocal trade with Africa.
Officials will sign bilateral agreements during the exhibition, engage in investment promotions, and establish a "new mechanism" for future economic cooperation.