ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese fair opened in the Russian-Chinese business park here on Saturday as part of the city's celebration of Spring Festival.
Besides various workshops and lectures about the Chinese culture, the two-day's fair will also host an important business event.
On Feb. 11, representatives of more than 40 companies from China will visit St. Petersburg to discuss with their Russian counterparts on developing cooperation in the Russian-Chinese business park in the future.
According to local officials, China has been the city's largest trade partners for years. The third quarter of 2016 saw bilateral trade volume reach 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 14.5 percent of the city's total.