Businessmen say China must keep its promises to open its market to attract foreign investment

The skyline of Shanghai on Feb 14, 2018. According to estimates, China's vast consumer market will account for 22 per cent of the world's middle-class consumption by 2030.
The skyline of Shanghai on Feb 14, 2018. According to estimates, China's vast consumer market will account for 22 per cent of the world's middle-class consumption by 2030. PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING - China must keep its promises to open up its market to keep attracting foreign investment, businessesmen said after the country's biggest import fair drew to a close on Sunday (Nov 10).

Organisers of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai said preliminary figures indicated US$71.13 billion (S$96.9 billion) worth of deals were inked this year, 23 per cent more than the inaugural expo last year.

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