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Deputy Commerce Minister attends opening ceremony of Myanmar-China border trade fair

DEPUTY Minister for Commerce U Aung Htoo attended the opening ceremony of 18th China-Myanmar Border Economic and Trade Fair held at Ruili, China,yesterday morning.

At the ceremony, the Deputy Minister said that the trade fair has reflected friendly relations
and cooperation between the two countries, while bilateral border trade volume is increasing year by year. He also added Myanmar is closely working with ASEAN
member countries, and Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries, while working for trade promotion of the country.

He said the ministry is also exchanging information about rules for quality of commodities,
trade procedures with China, and that people in border areas have secured jobs and enjoyed a better transportation.

The Union Minister also called for ending illegal trade between the two countries. Then, Chinese officials from Yunnan Province also delivered speeches.

The trade fair was opened by the Deputy Minister and Chinese officials before they looked
around the booths. The Deputy Minister also discussed with Chinese officials about investments, trade and economic zones, and visited Youngon (Ruili) Clothing Co.,Ltd. in the
afternoon.

From: Global New Light