UAE China Tire and Auto Parts Expo 2022 was successfully inaugurated at Sharjah Exhibition Center on November 24th. Wu Yi, Advisor to the Economic and Commercial Section of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai; Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, President of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Guo Minghui, Chief Representative of the Economic and Trade Representative Office for West Asia and Africa of the Government of Shandong, China; Saif Mohammed Al Madfa, CEO of Expo Center Sharjah, attended the inauguration and delivered the speech.
“Hosting this event in Sharjah reflects the strong trade relationship between the UAE and China, which is a distinctive model of cooperation. China is the UAE’s largest non-oil trading partner. Non-oil trade with China in 2021 was over $61 billion, with a growth rate of 28.5% compared to 2020. Meanwhile, China accounted for 12% of the UAE’s non-oil trade in 2021, in addition 18.5 percent of the country’s total imports and four percent of its non-oil exports to the world,” Al Owais said.
The expo aims to transform the annual event into a premier destination serving the region’s automotive service brands, buyers and dealers while showcasing the latest Chinese innovations with the automotive world’s brightest minds in attendance to cooperate. and developing opportunities for economic and commercial exchanges. .
“With one of the highest vehicle densities in the world and an increasing demand for vehicle customization and upgrades, the UAE’s automotive aftermarket is booming. Lately, efforts have been made to optimize the chain supply chain and introduce different after-sales service offerings to the market. We are pleased to partner with SCO Everest (Qingdao) International Exhibition to present the UAE China Tire and Auto Parts Exhibition at such a convenient time,” Al Midfa said.
After the three-day event, all exhibitor samples will be moved to the permanent exhibition center, which can provide long-term exposure for all UAE business people.