On July 6th, Vice Governor Ren Airong met with Kim Chang-gyu, Director of the Business Strategy Division of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE, South Korea) and his party in Jinan. Governor Ren Ai Rong firstly welcomed the guests to visit the 2018 East Asia Expo-the 6th Korea Expo. She said that the Korea Expo had been held for six times since it was jointly started by Shandong province and Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency. More than 200 Korean companies presented at the expo rather than 23 initially. It has become an important platform for Chinese and Korean companies to radiate the inland market in the central and western regions. She hoped that with the strong support of MOTIE, we will continue to enhance the expo level and expand the exhibits variety and promote the Korean companies attending the expo to achieve more fruitful results. Director Kim said that Jinan-Korea Expo is the most important merchandise exhibition held overseas by South Korea. The expo is appreciated by diverse exhibits and rich activities. He hoped that the two sides will join together to promote the exhibitors to expand from the fields of cosmetics, food and other consumer goods to electronic appliances, automobiles and etc. The two sides also conducted in-depth exchanges on playing a good role of economic and trade cooperation mechanism for Shandong Provincial Government and MOTIE, promoting the construction of China-South Korea (Yantai) Industrial Park, Weihai-Incheon local economic cooperation under the framework of China-South Korea Free Trade Area, establishing China-South Korea investment cooperation fund, carrying out deep cooperation on industrial chain intellectualization and innovating healthcare industry and other fields of trade in services. Wei Huaxiang, Deputy Secretary-General of the provincial government, Lv Wei, Deputy Director of Shandong Provincial Department of Commerce, and other provincial officials and officials of Jinan Municipal Government attended the meeting.