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Jordan highlights importance of China-Arab States Expo to boost trade

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-09-05 15:24

AMMAM, Sept 5 - Jordan said on Saturday it is looking forwarding to participating in the China-Arab States Expo, highlighting its significance in boosting economic and trade ties between China and the Arab states.

The expo will be held in Yinchuan, capital city of Ningxia Hui autonomous region in northwest China, during September 10-13.

King Abdullah II of Jordan will head a delegation of public and private sectors representatives to the expo, Minister of Industry and Trade Maha Al Ali told Xinhua.

"The Jordanian and Chinese counterparts will discuss several projects during the expo and build partnerships in different areas," the minister said.

She said trade between China and Jordan reached $3.6 billion in 2014, adding that he hopes the expo will help further increase trade exchange between the two countries.

Organizers said the expo, a cooperation mechanism for China's "Belt and Road" initiative, will have forums, exhibitions and investment facilitating activities.


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