158 contracts signed at Ningxia trade fair between China and Arab countries
September 18, 2013 - 12:19:32 pm
BEIJING: A total of 158 contracts worth about 260 billion yuan or 42 billion U.S.dollars were signed at the first China-Arab States Expo in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
The contracts involve cooperation in energy and chemicals, new materials, equipment manufacturing, halal food, infrastructure, logistics, culture and tourism between China and Arabian countries as well as Muslim regions, said Liu Hui, chairman of the regional government.
Fifty-one agreements were signed between China and foreign countries with a total contract volume of 98.1 billion yuan, of which 31 were signed with Arabian countries with a contract volume of 66.5 billion yuan. (QNA)