the 12th China-Northeast Asia Expo, which opened Friday in Changchun, capital of Jilin province.
Calling Northeast Asia one of the world’s most dynamic regions for development, Xi said f上海夜网
avorable conditions for strengthening regional cooperation there have been accumulating.
上海夜网The biennial event, launched in 2005, has long facilitated cooperati
on among Northeast Asian economies. This year’s expo runs through Tuesday.
The expo‘s theme emphasizes enhancing mutual trust and cooperation to create beautiful prospects for the region, refl上海夜网女神会所
ecting the common aspiration to pursue regional prosperity and development, Xi said.
The Czech Republic also will hold a theme day during the expo to promote commerc上海夜网
ial connections between China and partners involved in the Belt and Road, particularly with Central and East
上海夜网女神会所ern European Countries, said Zhang Kaiming, deputy secretary-general of the Jilin provincial government.
“Diversified regional cooperation has not only led to economic prosperity and sustainable
development, but also has significantly contributed to regional solidarity and stability,” said Zhang Wei, vice-上海夜网
president of Beijing-based Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation.
The six-nation Northeast Asia region－China, Russia, Mongolia, the Democratic People’s R上海夜网女神会所
epublic of Korea, the Republic of Korea and Japan－represents a market with a population of 1.7 billion and more t
han 20 percent of the world’s GDP, according to the expo’s executive committee.上海夜网
Bilateral trade between China and Russia rose 4.7 percent year-on-year to $61.13 billion between January and July, while FD
I inflows from Japan and the Republic of Korea to China jumped 69.7 percent and 12.6 pe上海夜网女神会所
rcent year-on-year during the period, respectively, the Ministry of Commerce said.