For the purpose of implementing the achievements at Johannesburg Summit of China-Africa Cooperation Forum, and promoting the economic and trade cooperation between China and Africa as well as China and Senegal in wider range, more extensive field and higher level, on November 27-29, the (Africa) Chinese Commodity and Equipment Manufacturing Exhibition co-organized by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and Chongqing municipal government and hosted by Foreign Trade Development Bureau was successfully held in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Lifan Motors took the products X50 and X7 to participate, firstly stepping forward to West African market.
The Chinese ambassador to Senegal Zhang Xun, Chinese economic and commercial counselor Lv Yifeng, deputy director general of foreign trade development bureau of ministry of commerce Wu Tongdiao, deputy director of Chongqing Commerce Commission Wang Jue, the president of CGCOC Group Ji Weimin, officers of Senegal Trade Division and the commercial counselor of Senegal in China were present at the opening ceremony.
After the opening ceremony, the director of Senegal Trade Division, accompanied by Chinese ambassador to Senegal, visited Lifan booth and personally experienced Lifan small SUV X50. Senegal national TV station, The Sun Newspaper and other local main media made the live report.
It is the first time for Chinese government organizing the exhibition in Senegal. Over 100 enterprises from Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Hunan, Guangdong and Chongqing took part in the exhibition which covered nearly 500㎡. The exhibits on display include electric power and power generation assembly, small agricultural implements, leather working machinery, food processing and packaging machinery, engineering machinery, automobile, motorcycle and parts, metals and chemicals construction material, light industry consumer goods, household appliances and electronic consumer goods.
As learned, Lifan Motors taking part in the exhibition this time has built the good reputation in Senegal. The products X50 and X7 have got a lot of praise from visitors. In the future, Lifan Motors will actively contact and develop dealership in Senegal, mainly launching SUV model and further driving the globalization of Lifan Motors.