Fair attracts investment to western China

Updated: 2013-10-28 20:11

By Huang Zhiling (chinadaily.com.cn)

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The 14th Western China International Fair, which concluded in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Sunday, witnessed the signing of 462 investment projects topping 563 billion yuan ($92 billion).

Of all the projects, 437 drew an investment of nearly 527 billion yuan from domestic investors and 25 had introduced an investment of more than 36 billion yuan from foreign investors.

A State-level international exposition under the co-sponsorship of 16 ministries and commissions under China's central government, the Western China International Fair serves as an important platform for investment promotion, trade cooperation and diplomatic service in western China.