Expats in Luoyang (1)-Thriving in a Free Trade Zone
When Ardeshir Nasiri, a Perisan New Zealander, visited Luoyang in 2012 for the first time, he saw a niche market and business opportunities. When he came back to Luoyang the second time, he became the first foreign investor in the Free Trade Zone.
Located in a hi-tech park, Nasiri and his company aim at bring New Zealand's best dairy products to China.
Nasiri shared his story with Luoyang and his business expectations for the future.
About Luoyang city
Luoyang (Luòyáng) located in the west of Henan province, is on the central plain of China.
It's a prefecture-level city, about two hours driving from the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the east.
Luoyang was once the ancient capital of thirteen capitals and was considered as one of the cradles of Chinese civilization.
It is known as one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, with the others being Xi'an, Nanjing and Beijing.