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China-Arab States Expo opens online and offline on Thursday

By Liu Yukun chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2021-08-19
The logo of the 5th China-Arab States Expo is seen in this photo in Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on Aug 18, 2021. [Photo by Hu Dongmei/chinadaily.com.cn]

The Fifth China-Arab States Expo will kick off Thursday, featuring meetings and exhibitions on cutting-edge technologies and products in core areas including healthcare, clean energy, digital economy and green agriculture.

The four-day expo has made use of technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence, big data and cloud computing for online exhibition, e-commerce, cloud meetings and signing contracts amid the COVID-19 resurgence. The online section will open to both companies and individual audiences, and has attracted over a thousand companies for registration.

The expo's offline section has designed specific exhibition areas for industries like healthcare, clean energy, digital economy, and green agriculture. Total areas of the offline exhibition take up space of about 12,000 square meters, attracting 532 representatives from 239 companies to participate.

A total of 67 companies, including GE and Siemens, will attend the exhibition's healthcare sector. Exhibiting companies in the sector will showcase their most advanced technologies, products, and applications in smart healthcare, long-distance healthcare, healthcare equipment, and COVID-19 containment.

For the expo's clean energy sector, 28 companies, including State Power Investment Corp Ltd and CRRC Corp Ltd, will exhibit clean energy technologies, new material products and equipment in areas of nuclear power, wind power, hydrogen and many others.

A total of 26 companies will attend the digital economy sector, showcasing technologies and products in areas of digital infrastructure, smart city, industrial internet and many others. The expo's green agriculture sector will see 87 companies showing their achievements in green agricultural products, smart agriculture and water-saving equipment, among others.

A guest at the Water Resources Forum at the Fifth China-Arab States Expo receives hand sanitizer, an epidemic prevention and control measure, in Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on Aug 18, 2021. [Photo by Hu Dongmei/chinadaily.com.cn]