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Wei Zhaohui, Secretary General of the CAEXPO Secretariat, said that 267 international and domestic cooperation projects were signed at the expo this year, with a total investment value of more than 400 billion yuan (57 billion USD), up 37% from the previous year.

The 19th CAEXPO featured 88 economic and trade events held in-person and virtually. They covered a wide range of areas, including high-end metal new materials, healthcare, culture-tourism, green chemical materials and mechanical manufacturing.

The exhibition area reached 102,000 sq.m. this year. A total of 1,653 exhibitors from 40 countries and territories took part in the event which welcomed around 25,600 visitors daily, a year-on-year increase of 19.2%.

Launched in 2004, CAEXPO has become a major event paving the way for enterprises from ASEAN member states to gain access to the Chinese market.

Source: VNA