SHANGHAI, March 26 (Xinhua) -- More than 30 French companies have booked over 6,000 square meters of exhibition area for the Second China International Import Expo (CIIE), organizers said Tuesday.
LVMH, a French luxury goods giant, announced its participation in the second CIIE Monday. A selection of iconic brands and high-end products will be exhibited at the expo to pay tribute to Chinese consumers, said Antoine Arnault, a board director of LVMH.
Cosmetic Group L'Oreal and Lesaffre Group, a French yeast manufacturer, have also confirmed their participation.
According to CIIE bureau, 69 French companies participated in the first CIIE in 2018 with products and services in aviation, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and food, manufacturing and cosmetics sectors, signing deals totaling about 1.55 billion U.S. dollars.
Over 800 companies from more than 70 countries and regions have signed up for the event to be held in Shanghai in November, it said.