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Raft of deals signed at China-Russia-Mongolia trade fair



The ceremony opening the 16th China-Russia-Mongolia Economic and Trade Fair is held in Hailaar district on Sept 4. [Photo/hlbe.gov.cn]

Deals worth 106 million yuan ($12.52 million) were struck at the 16th China-Russia-Mongolia Economic and Trade Fair, which was held in Hailaar district in Hulunbuir city in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Sept 4-8.

Adapting to the novel coronavirus outbreak, this year’s fair arranged both online and offline exhibitions. 

The bricks and mortar exhibition covered 24,000 square meters and the online exhibition included four special exhibition areas for exhibitors.

The event attracted 304 exhibitors from 12 countries along the Belt and Road to display around 5,000 kinds of products. Exhibits on display included those from Russia, Mongolia, South Korea and Japan.


An online exhibition for the 16th China-Russia-Mongolia Economic and Trade Fair is launched. [Photo/hlbe.gov.cn]

During the five-day event, the number of visitors who travelled to the fair reached 226,000 and the online exhibitions were viewed by 111,200 people.

An important platform for advancing the opening-up to the north and participating in the development of the China-Russia Economic Corridor, the trade fair has been staged over 16 years -- during which time it has seen prosperous trade and culture exchanges between China, Russia and Mongolia.