Export to China Guidelines for Latvian Food and Beverage Producers

  • Date
    09 April 2015 - 09 April 2015
  • Beijing Time
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, Riga
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To help Latvian food and beverage companies better prepare the upcoming SIAL 2015 in Shanghai, the EU SME Centre and Investment and Development Agency of Latvia will organise a full-day seminar on April 9th in Riga.


08.30 – 09.00

Registration and coffee

09.00 – 09.05

Opening remark

09.05 – 10.00

  • Overview of the China food and beverage market;
  • Current situation and trends;
  • Main drivers and main game changers; consumer profiles;
  • Sales channels – retail and distribution, agents;
  • Horeca market in China

10.00 – 11.00

How to find the way to China: commercial strategies, obstacles, SWOT analysis for Latvian SMEs

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00

Requisites to export to China and technical barriers – with a specific focus on the market access issues for meat products, milk products, fresh and dried fruit and berries

13.00 – 14.30

Import process step by step, including product selection process, partner finding, confirmation and due diligence, certification and labelling

14.30 – 15.00

Coffee break

15.00 – 15.30

IPR protection with a focus on trade mark and patent registration and participation at the trade shows in China

15.30 – 16.00

Participation at the Chinese tradeshows, with a specific focus on SIAL and FHC

16.30 – 17.00

Questions and Answers

To sign up for this seminar, please contact Ilze Micule.

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