Int'l trade fair opens in Beijing
Total revenue of China's imports and exports in the service industry exceeded 4.6 trillion yuan (719 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, up 6.8 percent year on year.
BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The Fifth China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services opened in Beijing on Monday.
Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua (2nd L, front), also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, inspects the Fifth China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing, capital of China, May 28, 2018. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)
It is focused on the opening-up of the service sector and pushing for trade innovation, so as to find a new direction for the development of China's trade in services, according to the organizer.
The fair has drawn more than 2,2000 companies, and will include more than 1200 forums and meetings before it concludes on Friday.