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Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF) is a premier event initiated by the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao SAR), with a strategic aim to nurture environmental business, technology and information exchange between the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region in Southern China and the international markets. Since its inception in 2008, the event has gone from strength to strength. MIECF has earned increasing popularity amongst industry professionals and was recognized by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) as a “UFI Approved Event” since 2011.

2013MIECF enjoyed the support of the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China as the Special Supporting Organizations. MIECF is also co-organized by the provincial/regional governments of the 9+2 region of the Pan-Pearl River Delta, namely Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Hong Kong. The strong support from these governments cements MIECF’s role as an important business and technology exchange platform for the move towards sustainable development in the region.


Why Macao

• According to an evaluation carried out by the World Trade Organization (WTO), Macao’s trade and investment regime remains one of the most open in the world.
• Macao has a vast international trading network, a close relationship with the Portuguese speaking countries and the implementation of the Mainland and Macao Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).
Close links with the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region on environmental protection agenda have given rise to more opportunities in the environmental industry.
• The “Environmental Protection and Energy Conservation Fund” established by the Macao SAR Government provides subsidies to Macao businesses and associations for the acquisition of eco-friendly and energy efficient products and equipment. This has created a great incentive for sellers and technology providers of environmentally friendly and energy efficient products to tap into the Macao market.