NANNING, China, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As reported by CRI Online: On September 21, the 16th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit opened in Nanning, Guangxi.
2019 marks the first year of the implementation of the China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership Vision 2030, and also the ASEAN-China Year of Media Exchange. With the theme of Building Belt and Road, Drawing a Cooperation Vision Together, this year's event has received great attention from China and ASEAN countries and other countries along the Belt and Road.
The opening ceremony was held at the Jinguihua Hall of the Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center. The artists from the theme country Indonesia and the invited partner Poland have brought a unique warm-up performance full of exotic style.
The launching ceremony of the ASEAN-China TV Week in the ASEAN-China Year of Media Exchange was also held in this event. Representatives from the media authorities of China and ASEAN countries jointly launched the Excellent Horizon device, lit up the installation on the stage, symbolizing the sincere cooperation between the media of China and ASEAN countries and spreading the message of friendship.
Statistics show that in the first half of this year, the total value of China's imports and exports to ASEAN was US$291.85 billion, with a year-on-year increase of 10.5%. For 16 years, The CAEXPO and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit have become a high-end platform to promote all-round cooperation between China and ASEAN in the fields of politics, economy, trade and culture.