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Economic and Trade Fair opens in Harbin

Updated : 2018-06-19

By Yang Min ( chinadaily.com.cn )

The 29th China-Harbin International Economic and Trade Fair, an prominent platform for promoting economic and trade communication and cooperation throughout Northeast Asia, opened June 15 at Harbin Convention and Exhibition Center.

Now in its 28th year, this edition of the fair is running[‘is running’ because it’s still on today. Tomorrow it’d be ‘ran’] under a theme of “introducing investment revitalization, leading consumption upgrade”.

The 86,000-square-meter exhibition floor, with areas devoted to imported commodities, green consumption, modern life, China-Russian timber and large equipment, will accommodate 2,473 booths showcasing goods in 10,000 categories.

Approximately 1,400 enterprises from 39 countries and regions have confirmed their participation in the fair, which will also be attended by 16,000 registered business representatives. The 489 foreign enterprises this year account for 33.6 percent of the total.

This year’s fair highlights 11 Sino-Russian cooperation and communication activities involving the sports, culture, tourism and economic sectors.

High-level economic and trade forums will also be held during the five-day fair.


Foreign business representatives at the opening ceremony of the 29th China-Harbin International Economic and Trade Fair, Harbin, June 14. [Photo/Chinanews.com]



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