With economic cooperation between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations strengthening toward a higher level, all parties concerned are expected to embrace institutional opening-up in order to co-create a new future for regional development, officials and experts said during the ongoing China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, capital of the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
Foreigners will be able to make appointments and inquiries related to their visas and other documents starting from Oct 9 on the government service platform of the National Immigration Administration.
In the first seven months of this year, China's service retail sales increased by 20.3 percent year-on-year, significantly faster than commodity retail sales, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
A water transportation system will be included in the green development of the Yangtze River Delta region, catering to the needs of both business travel and daily commutes.
Despite a weakening demand for goods and geoeconomic fragmentation, China's trade in services flourished on the back of continuous opening-up, stable recovery of the services sector and ongoing digitalization.