SHANGHAI, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- A number of tech companies have announced their plans to launch new high-tech products during the upcoming second China International Import Expo (CIIE) slated to take place this November in Shanghai.
More than 200 overseas exhibitors and local purchasers gathered in a match-making event to announce their debut programs before the expo.
Waldrich Coburg Machine Tool Enterprise, a competitive player in large machine tool manufacturing headquartered in Germany, will bring its new model of milling machine to China for the first time at the CIIE.
Fujifilm plans to launch its new anti-fog camera film at the second expo and has expanded its exhibition area by 30 percent given last year's success, said Hironobu Taketomi, president and CEO of Fujifilm (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
A total of 172 countries, regions and international organizations and more than 3,600 enterprises participated in the first CIIE, held from Nov. 5 to 10 in 2018 in Shanghai.
During the first CIIE, deals for intended one-year purchases of goods and services totaled 57.83 billion U.S. dollars among which the sales of high-end smart equipment accounted for over 28 percent.