The Sixth China-Russia Expo opens Saturday in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province. [Photo/hlj.gov.cn]
HARBIN -- The Sixth China-Russia Expo opened Saturday in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
The five-day event has attracted more than 1,700 enterprises from 74 countries and regions, according to the organizing committee.
This year's expo would focus on promoting China-Russia cooperation at local levels, said the committee.
Wang Yingchun, head of the Heilongjiang provincial council for the promotion of international trade, said a total of 1,246 enterprises from China and 137 enterprises from Russia have signed up for the event.
The China-Russia Expo has served as an important platform for bilateral economic and trade cooperation since it was first launched in Harbin in 2014.
The Fifth China-Russia Expo was held in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg last year.