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$115 billion investment deals inked at Western China International Fair

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A total of 788.3 billion yuan (114.9 billion U.S. dollars) worth of investment deals were struck at the 17th Western China International Fair (WCIF).

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Sichuan Province, the host of the fair, signed 736 billion yuan worth of investment deals, up 12 percent year on year, the information office of Sichuan provincial government said at a press conference Tuesday.

The other participating regions, including Shaanxi, Inner Mongolia, Tibet, Xinjiang and Gansu, signed 52.3 billion yuan worth of deals, it said.

The five-day fair, which closed Monday, attracted over 60,000 business people from 90 countries and regions.

The expo also provided a pavilion of 100,000 square meters specifically for Belt and Road cooperation, attracting more than 200 companies from 31 countries and regions along the Belt and Road.

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