The 1st China-Russia Expo will be held in Harbin, China on June 30-July 4. The Expo is co-hosted by the MOFCOM, Heilongjiang Provincial Government, Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, themed “New Opportunity, New Platform”. China-Russia Expo is formerly known as China Harbin International Economic and Trade Fair, 24 sessions of which have been done. In October 2013 during the regular meeting of the Premiers from both sides, it was renamed as China-Russia Expo, aiming to innovate China-Russia economic and trade cooperation platform, expand cooperation areas and improve the cooperation level.
The exhibition hall covers 86,000 square meters (with 3,000 international standard booths), including Russia Pavilion (Russian image exhibition district, Russian business exhibition district, and China-Russia economic and trade cooperation projects exhibition district), international exhibition booth, electronic and mechanical booth, agricultural booth, construction material booth, green food exhibition booth, furniture exhibition booth, cultural industry booth, Russian oil painting booth, etc.. During the Expo, a serial of activities relating to economy modernization, investment, economy special zones, local communications as well as youth communications will be held to promote China-Russia economic and trade cooperation and communications, including Russia Pavilion Opening Ceremony, China-Russia States, Provinces and Enterprises Principals’ Meeting, Russia’s local and advantageous industry promotion, enterprises fair and matchmaking meeting, so as to further deepen the cooperation and communications between enterprises from both sides. Besides, in order to strengthen the cooperation with other countries, China-EU cooperation dialogue and China-Latin American countries cooperation dialogue will also be held during the China-Russia Expo.