China-ASEAN Expo to create more opportunities

BEIJING:The 18th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) set to begin in Nanning, China from September 10 will keep providing new business and development opportunities for China and Pakistan.
“As an important platform for exchange and cooperation between China, ASEAN countries and the countries along the Belt and Road, the China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) has played a key role for the economic and trade cooperation development between Pakistan and China and ASEAN countries,” according to a statement issued by Secretariat of Expo on Wednesday.
It said, located at northwest of the South Asian Subcontinent, Pakistan plays an important role to implement the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). With the purpose to support the implementation of BRI, the 18th CAEXPO sets up a Belt and Road international exhibition area to host BRI related forums and economic and trade events, which serves as a key platform for China to strengthen its exchange and cooperation with the countries along the BRI.
For many years, Pakistan has been an active participant of the CAEXPO to promote its specialty products, seek cooperative partners, and tap into the Chinese and ASEAN markets.
A total of 64 Pakistani official bodies and enterprises have used 122 booths since the 13th CAEXPO to showcase its national image, top carpets, wood furniture, handicrafts and other specialty products. Through this platform, Pakistan has achieved remarkable results. –Agencies