Nov 7 (Reuters) - Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group says:
* The company has opened a trade representative office in Hong Kong, its first trade representative office abroad, with the aim to increase direct imports.
* The move will help to improve purchasing terms and build up the share of direct imports of fruit, vegetables, seafood and non-food goods.
* X5 is also considering opportunities to establish similar trade offices in Central Asia and Latin America. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Moscow Newsroom)