According to the China-ASEAN Expo Secretariat, the preparations for Belt and Road Exhibition Area in China-ASEAN Expo have gone smoothly. Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Egypt and other countries have already confirmed their presence. The exhibits mainly include special foods, agricultural products, handicrafts, furniture, jewelry and tea of the countries and regions along the Belt and Road.
Kazakhstan is the specially invited partner of the 14th China-ASEAN Expo, the first country along Silk Road Economic Belt elected to be partner. This shows that the cooperation region of China-ASEAN Expo has expanded from ASEAN plus China to the countries and regions along the Belt and Road.
The number of purchaser at the Expo this year is estimated to exceed 10,000, among which 4,000 will be international purchasers mainly from ASEAN, Europe, America, Latin America, Middle East, South Asia and Africa.