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China promises to raise imports from ASEAN ahead of new rail link

Train line to Vientiane, third connection for the bloc, due to open Dec. 2

NANNING, China -- Chinese officials have vowed to increase imports from Southeast Asian countries ahead of the opening of a new rail link to the bloc.

Addressing the 18th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in the southern Chinese city of Nanning, Vice President Wang Qishan said that both partners need to foster new development drivers to accelerate economic recovery.

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