当前位置:首页 > Information > Chinese News

China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit kicks off

Source:   Time:

Jia Qinglin, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference(CPPCC), addresses the opening ceremony of the 7th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 19, 2010. (Photo Source:Xinhua)

 

NANNING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- The 7th China-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Business and Investment Summit opened here Tuesday afternoon to discuss ways of expanding economic cooperation between China and ASEAN member countries.

China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the summit in Nanning, capital city of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in south China, with the presence of leaders, officials, business people and scholars from the 10 ASEAN countries.

Prior to the opening ceremony of the summit, Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), also attended a ceremony marking the opening of the 7th China-ASEAN Expo.

As Indonesia acts as the Country of Honour of the Expo this year, visiting Indonesian Vice President Boediono also addressed the opening ceremony of the summit.

This is the first business and investment summit since the establishment of the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area, the world's third largest free trade area, on Jan. 1, 2010.

ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam with a total area of 4.5 million square kilometers.

Guests of honor attend the opening ceremony of the 7th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 19, 2010. Government authorities and representatives from business circles will take part in several forums and seminars in the following days to promote policy making and economic cooperation between China and ASEAN. (Photo Source:Xinhua)

Photo taken on Oct. 19, 2010 shows a general view of the opening ceremony of the 7th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Government authorities and representatives from business circles will take part in several forums and seminars in the following days to promote policy making and economic cooperation between China and ASEAN. (Photo Source:Xinhua)

Photo taken on Oct. 19, 2010 shows a general view of the opening ceremony of the 7th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Government authorities and representatives from business circles will take part in several forums and seminars in the following days to promote policy making and economic cooperation between China and ASEAN. (Photo Source:Xinhua)

Representatives attend the opening ceremony of the 7th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 19, 2010. Government authorities and representatives from business circles will take part in several forums and seminars in the following days to promote policy making and economic cooperation between China and ASEAN. (Photo Source:Xinhua)  

[Relative Articles]

Copyright Reserved 2010 © South-East Asia & South Asia Infoport  | Filing Number:ICP 09005773
Technical Support:China Basalt Software Technology Co., Ltd.