The 26th China Lanzhou Investment & Trade Fair kicked off Online on Thursday in Lanzhou, Capital of Northwest China’s Gansu Province, with 587 projects worth 273 billion yuan (about 38.6 billion U.S. dollars) signed at the Opening Ceremony.

A total of 25 Online Exhibition Halls have been set up for Exhibitions, Promotions and Business Docking, including Online National Pavilions of Hungary & Georgia, the two Guests of Honour at this Year’s Fair.

A high-level forum on the Silk Road Cooperation & Development will also be concurrently held during the four-day event, with the theme of Deepening Economic & Trade Cooperation and promoting green development.

First held in 1993, the Fair serves as a window for the Opening of Northwestern China and has become a Major Event for Belt & Road Economic and Trade Cooperation.