YEREVAN, October 11. /ARKA/. The fourth regional trade and industry exhibition called Armenia – Your Partner: EXPO 2013 opened Friday in Mergelyan Institute’s Expo center in Yerevan.
The three-day event organized by Prom Expo company jointly with the Armenian Commerce and Industry Chamber has attracted 120 organizations from Armenia, Russia, Georgia, Iran, Syriaand other countries.
Products are exposed here in the following sections: industry, health care, insurance business, innovations, information technology, commercial ties, freight, banks and credit organizations, tourism, rest and entertainment centers, legal consulting, construction and construction technologies, food industry, furniture and household appliances and landscape gardening.
“The aim of the Trade and Commerce Chamber is to support domestic manufacturers, and such events give them a chance to present their products to both local visitors and foreign entrepreneurs whose we have invited,” Araik Vardanyan, executive director of the chamber, told ARKA News Agency. “The exhibition also gives them a chance to establish business ties.”
Andranik Alexanyan, the deputy transport and communications minister and the chairman of the chamber, on his side, said such events strengthen ties between manufacturers and end consumers, enhance consumers’ awareness of products and spur competition at the domestic market.
Many participants have great expectations of the exhibition.
Representatives of some domestic companies told ARKA News Agency that their repeated participations in the exhibitions help them establish new cooperation and boost their products at a higher level.
Sirarpi Mikayelyan, assistant to the director of Meghvi Kaghak, said this honey-producing company has participated in such exhibitions for five or six years to get partners for exporting their product.
“These exhibitions have resulted in a number of cooperation agreements, under which we are now working,” he said. “We also hope we will start exporting honey to Ukraine, Russia and Georgia.”