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Growth from China to Finland

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This year the City of Lappeenranta has started cooperation with the Chinese city of Yixing. Yixing is situated in the wealthy province of Jiangsu, which is about a two hour drive from Shanghai. There are about 1.35 million inhabitants in Yixing, an advanced city in environmental technology.

This month in Yixing, the Golden Autumn Trade Fair event will take place, in connection with GES (Green Energy Showroom) and Lappeenranta, a joint booth in Yixing Environmental Science and Technology Park will be opened. The city of Yixing offers space for Lappeenranta's and other companies' joint booth for two years. In the joint booth there are four companies presented as part of the GES network: Flowrox, Visedo, Axco-Motors, Easy China and city of Lappeenranta and Technical University of Lappeenranta (LUT). Representatives from the Regional Council, the City of Lappeenranta, LUT and other companies visiting Yixing.

The main objective of the GES Lappeenranta booth is to strengthen and promote the companies' businesses in China and raise visibility of Lappeenranta and LUT. Flowrox is focusing its efforts in China on water treatment solutions and waste water treatment plants.

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