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Beijing service trade fair attracts delegations from 60 countries, regions

Updated: Mar 29,2018 7:03 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — The Fifth China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), set to open in May, has attracted delegations from 60 countries and regions.

According to Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce, the number of countries and regions confirmed to participate in the event has grown by 26 from the last fair held in 2016.

Among the delegations, 25 come from countries and regions along the Belt and Road. A dozen themed activities will be held during the event, including the Belt and Road service and trade cooperation forum, and Belt and Road green technologies promotion.

Brazil will be the guest of honor at the event, and will hold activities to promote its services in areas such as tourism, culture and sports.

The fair will run from May 28 to June 1, with exhibitions covering an area of 50,000 square meters. Over 120 forums and trade activities will be held.