Visitors are seen at the 19th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 19, 2022. The expo opened to the public on Monday.
China has remained the largest trading partner of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 13 consecutive years, a commerce official said Monday.
Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region saw its foreign trade surge 67.7 percent year on year to reach 14.67 billion yuan in the first seven months of 2022, according to local customs authorities.
China stands ready to work with Russia to safeguard in a more vigorous way the international system with the United Nations at its core and the international order underpinned by international law to achieve more effectively lasting security and sustainable development, Wang said.
China's efforts to build closer cooperation with ASEAN will benefit all countries in the region, contribute to greater integration in East Asia and bolster development needed for post-pandemic economic recovery.