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Nearly 4,000 enterprises to attend China-South Asia Expo

Updated: Jun 13,2018 9:12 AM     Xinhua

KUNMING — Nearly 4,000 enterprises will participate in the Fifth China-South Asia Expo in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan province, the organizer said on June 12.

The expo, scheduled to kick off on June 14, will feature a record 19 exhibition sections for enterprises from 87 countries and regions, as well as international organizations, said Gao Shuxun, director of the executive committee of the expo.

Among the 3,825 firms expected to participate in the event, 526 are from South Asia and 513 are from Southeast Asia.

Co-hosted by China’s Ministry of Commerce and the provincial government of Yunnan, the seven-day event will focus on international cooperation on business and investment, tourism, talent exchange, and connectivity, Gao said.

At the last Expo, the value of signed deals stood at 158 billion yuan ($24 billion).