China-Russia Expo to be held in Russia in July
Updated: 2016-02-16 09:51
HARBIN - The third China-Russia Expo is scheduled to be held in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg from July 11 to 15, the organizing committee said on Monday.
It will be the first time that Russia has held the event. The first two China-Russia expositions were held in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
The five-day event will help to showcase products, technology and projects in sectors and fields including equipment manufacturing, consumer goods, resource development, agriculture, forestry, finance, education, tourism and regional development, the committee said in a statement.
The expo, an important platform for bilateral economic and trade cooperation, will be jointly hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, Heilongjiang provincial government and Russia's Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Industry and Trade.
China continued to be Russia's biggest trading partner in 2015, contributing to 12.1 percent of Russia's total trade, according to Russia Customs.