Added On November 11, 2020

The expo, which concluded on Tuesday in Shanghai, saw deals reached for intended one-year purchases of goods and services totaling 72.62 billion U.S. dollars, up 2.1 percent from the last expo. This follows 57.83 billion dollars of intended deals inked at the inaugural expo in 2018, and 71.13 billion dollars worth of tentative deals at the second expo last year. Although restrictions were in place for virus containment, nearly 400,000 visitors from across the world signed up for the event, and the exhibition area was expanded to 360,000 square meters. Nearly 80 percent of the world's top 500 companies and industry leaders returned this year. Up to 411 new products, technologies and services were launched. Hundreds of enterprises already have signed up to participate in the fourth expo.