Panasonic Corporation of China Becomes the Exclusive Official Supplier of Household Appliances for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Panasonic Corporation of China Becomes the Exclusive Official Supplier of Household Appliances for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Panasonic Corporation of China has become the exclusive official supplier of household appliances for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, the competition's organisers announced during a press conference held on June 10, 2021 in Hangzhou. At the press conference, Homma Tetsuro introduced that Panasonic's business exchanges in Hangzhou began 41 years ago. "Now, Hangzhou has developed into an important business base of Panasonic.

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