Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade Alexander Stubb will make an export promotion and internalisation trip to Shanghai, China, on 18–20 October.
The aim of the visit is to promote business opportunities for Finnish companies, especially in the Shanghai area, and to widen awareness of Finnish expertise in China.
During the visit, the Minister will meet with leaders of the City of Shanghai, he will take part in the event launching the Asian operations of Rovio Entertainment ltd (known, e.g. for Angry Birds), and he will visit the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone together with a business delegation representing the maritime cluster. In addition, the Minister will give a lecture at Tongji University, and he and university leaders will discuss cooperation between the Finnish and Chinese innovation and design branches.
The minister will be accompanied by representatives of maritime cluster companies.