Kunming, 16 August, 2023 (GNP): The 7th China-South Asia Expo and the 27th China Kunming Import and Export Fair (hereinafter referred to as the “7th South Expo”) opened in Kunming, Yunnan Province on the 16th.
With the theme of “Unity, Cooperation and Common Development”, the 7th South Expo was co-organized by the Ministry of Commerce of China and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province from August 16 to 20, covering all South Asian and Southeast Asian countries and member countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP). It is one of the important economic and trade exchanges between China and South Asian countries this year.
The 7th South Asia Expo set up a total of 15 pavilions, including the South Asia Pavilion, Southeast Asia Pavilion, Overseas pavilion, biomedicine and health pavilion, which will simultaneously display the contents of the pavilion online. The conference will also host the 4th China-South Asia Cooperation Forum, the 2023 Forum of Governors of the Greater Mekong Sub-Region Economic Corridor, the 16th China-South Asia Business Forum, the 4th China-South Asia Technology Transfer and Innovation Cooperation Conference, the 9th China-South Asia Southeast Asia Think Tank Forum, the 5th China-Southeast Asia Business Forum, and the 2nd RCEP International Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum The 4th Open Border Forum in the New Era and other activities.
It is reported that the Expo has permanently settled in Kunming since its first session in 2013. After years of development, it has become an important platform for economic and trade cooperation between China and South and Southeast Asian countries, and an important window for Yunnan to carry out economic and trade cooperation with neighboring countries. With the help of the forum, China will further strengthen exchanges and cooperation with South and Southeast Asian countries. (over)