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More than 40 countries and regions will participate in the 8th China-Eurasia Expo

Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily (Reporter Hei Hongwei) news: According to the Secretariat of the China-Eurasia Expo, as of now, on June 6, 2024, around a hundred high-quality enterprises from more than 40 countries and regions, including Central Asia, West Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Europe, Africa, Latin America, etc., have confirmed their participation in the 8th China Eurasia Expo. The exhibits include high-quality food, textiles, daily chemical products, handicrafts, and outdoor sports products.

During the Expo, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's Beijing office will bring an image exhibition of a charming international metropolis. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation will jointly participate in the 8th China-Eurasia Expo, presenting the achievements of projects supported by United Nations agencies in promoting South South cooperation in recent years.

Photo shows exhibitors visit handicrafts at the Pakistan pavilion of the 7th China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (File photo)

The Expo will set up the Belt and Road International Cooperation Pavilion, an exhibition area for internationally featured commodities, and an exhibition area for enterprises in China’s Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao. Among them, the exhibition area for internationally featured commodities will mainly exhibit red wine from Georgia, amethyst from Uruguay, candy from Tajikistan, jam from Uzbekistan, oil products from Kazakhstan, tea bags from Azerbaijan, agarwood from Indonesia, printed robes from Kyrgyzstan, and other specialty products.

It is worth mentioning that this year's expo will also offer more varieties of specialty products, such as Australian formula milk powder, spices and accessories from Madagascar, traditional canvas paintings from the Republic of Mali, jute home accessories from Bangladesh, wood carvings from the Republic of Ghana, and African drums.

“Making more and more international friends shows the stage of the opening up of China’s Xinjiang,” said Huang Jing, an officer of the External Liaison Department of the Xinjiang International Expo Affairs Bureau. According to her, the expo will continuously optimize the setting of exhibition areas for international friends as well as our Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao friends, and strive to present more diverse international products to everyone. At the same time, three overseas investment and trade promotion activities will be held to fully leverage the role of the Expo as a platform for economic and trade exchanges and cooperation, better reflecting the characteristics of international exhibitions as being open, diverse, and inclusive.

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