ASEAN member States and China attach great importance to the 10th ASEAN-China Expo (ACExpo) which will take place in Nanning city, China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region from September 3-6, the ASEAN Secretariat said in a press release.

The countries will send high-profile delegations to the event, which this year will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the strategic partnership between the two sides.

The expo is expected to provide opportunities for greater mutual cooperation with better results and greater impact.

According to the ACExpo organisers, 5,554 enterprises have registered to attend, 20 percent more than expected. The fair will have 4,600 booths, including 1,290 booths of ASEAN businesses.

Especially, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam will put up their own showrooms in the exhibition.

Furthermore, the number of business delegations and visitors to the Expo is expected to hit new high.

In addition, the expo will include an exhibition of ASEAN-China strategic partnership’s achievements while the ASEAN-China Port Cities Network, the ASEAN-China Entrepreneurs’ Association and the ASEAN-China Youth Federation will all make debut on this occasion.

Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Tan Dung will attend the 10th ASEAN–China Expo and the ASEAN–China Business and Investment Summit, at the invitation of the Chinese Government.-VNA