Boosting Exports Amid the Pandemic, the Ministry of Trade Will Hold a Virtual Trade Expo
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The Ministry of Trade will hold the Trade Expo Indonesia Virtual Exhibition (TEI-VE) on 10-16 November 2020. This year's event carries the theme 'Sustainable Trade the Digital Era' with the concept of displaying 3D images (three dimensions).
"With the presence of the Covid-19 pandemic situation we cannot stop, meaning that we have to move forward and this is one of the ways we fight Covid-19 with the Trade Expo Indonesia virtual exhibition. Hopefully this can increase our exports," said the Minister of Trade. , Agus Suparmanto at the launch of the 2020 Trade Expo Indonesia Virtual Exhibition.
In connection with increasing exports in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Trade is also transforming industry 4.0 by utilizing digital technology. In addition, this trade expo is also to improve export facilities and services, export promotion and business matching.
"I also want to emphasize that this virtual exhibition consists of many categories. The first is the service sector, products, manufacturing, furniture, handicraft products, food and beverages as well as fashion and accessories," he explained.
Not finished there, the Ministry of Trade will also hold a business to business matching at the event. Such as the trade and tourism investment forum, one on one business matching, business forum and counseling, promotion and information services done in a virtual manner, which has been done offline to online.
"So in essence we hope that here potential buyers will see how these producers and sellers can sell their products, and it will be inaugurated by the President on November 10, 2020 in conjunction with the awarding of the Primaniyarta award to outstanding exporters who have consistently become export heroes. at a time during this pandemic and is expected to become a role model for national exporters, "he said.
The Minister of Trade hopes that TEI-VE 2020 can open a new era of how holding an expo can virtually increase the income of business actors, as well as increase new exporters as well as business players who can run a matching business virtually.