SHENYANG, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- A 400-strong delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will attend the fourth China-DPRK expo scheduled next week, said organizers.
The China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo will be held from Oct. 15 to 18 in northeast China's Dandong City, with more than 100 exhibition booths for DPRK companies.
China and the DPRK will also discuss the launch of new tourism projects to DPRK during the expo, according to organizers.
Firms from Russia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, Egypt as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan regions will seek business opportunities at the expo.
Dandong is a key hub for trade, investment and tourism between China and the DPRK. There are more than 600 border trade enterprises in the city, and trade with the DPRK accounts for 40 percent of the city's total trade turnover.
The Guomenwan trade zone in Dandong is expected to open soon to boost bilateral economic cooperation.