China,Central and Eastern European Expo opens in E China

Added On June 10, 2019

 The China-Central and Eastern European Countries Expo has opened in east China's Zhejiang Province.

The expo opened on Saturday in Ningbo, with a theme of "deepening opening-up and cooperation for mutual benefit." 
It has attracted over 6,700 buyers from more than 40 Fortune 500 firms and other leading international enterprises in 22 countries and regions. 
According to Zhejiang provincial department of commerce, more than 700 government officials and businessmen from the Central and Eastern European countries attended the expo.
A total of 20 projects with the investment of more than 14.3 billion U.S. dollars have been signed at the Zhejiang Provincial Promotion Conference on the Belt and Road Construction, which was part of the expo.
Chinese companies and other institutions have signed the projects at the conference with the companies in 12 countries and regions including Luxembourg, Indonesia and Congo.
According to China's Ministry of Commerce, the total trade volume between China and Central and Eastern European countries reached 28.55 billion U.S. dollars in the first four months this year, up 7.9 percent year on year. 
The expo is set to run until June 12.