World Expo Momentum Continues

World Expo Shanghai 2010 has spurred the region’s businesses to expand into China. A new report, commissioned by Liverpool Vision, has highlighted that the global event:

• Successfully acted as a powerful catalyst for businesses in terms of considering trading in China with more than 40% of businesses surveyed said that they hadn’t considered this expanding into China prior to their involvement in World Expo 2010.

• Since the EXPO, 25% of sponsors reported investing in new staff and resource specifically to develop their activities in China.

• Businesses new to trading in China have estimated they have won contracts totalling more than £3.5m over the last 12 months with Expo sponsors also securing sales with China of more than £3m.

To read more download the report's executive summary below.

[Image: Liverpool's Pavilion in use during World EXPO Shanghai 2010]

Liverpool at World EXPO Shanghai 2010 - Benefits to Sponsors and Businesses Executive Summary.pdf