Chinese IT firms ramp up presence at biggest tech fair in Mideast

Updated 2017-10-09 10:02:53 Xinhua

Chinese tech firms have ramped up presence at the 37th Gitex Technology Week, the biggest Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) fair in the Middle East, which opened Sunday.

This year's five-day fair, which has gathered 4,100 exhibitors from over 70 countries including China, was estimated to attract over 100,000 visitors.

Notably, more Chinese companies are taking part in the fair this year in a bid to explore market opportunities or expand their market share in the Middle East and North Africa, a growing IT market.

Chinese blue chip firms as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are hoping to benefit from the region's digital transformation by actively participati