Location Bratislava During first week of June project managers of SARIO assisted in organizing a visit of the new Economic & Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of the People´s Republic of China in the Slovak Republicand his staff to the Eastern part of Slovakia. The main purpose of Mr. Wang Jinsong and his team´s mission was to learn about the trade and investment environment and policies of Košice city and the Košice Self-governing Region. Goal of the visit was to get acquainted with delegates of key cities, representatives of companies already cooperating with Chinese counterparts or firms keen to penetrate to the Chinese market. Meetings organized by SARIO were held at the Office of the Self-governing Region Košice – with top representatives, also with the presence of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry and municipality of Spišská Nová Ves. A visit of the Industrial park Kechnec and two meetings with company CEOs operating in biomedicine and IT took place during this trip.