Shandong's foreign trade volume with countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative reached 659.71 billion yuan ($103.38 billion), up 41.3 percent year-on-year.
An expo focusing on promoting health and beauty industry cooperation among China, Japan, and South Korea opened in Yantai, Shandong province on Sept 23.
The four-day Jinan Japan Import Commodities Expo concluded in Jinan, Shandong province on Sept 15.
The three-day International Conference on Food Loss and Waste concluded in Jinan, Shandong province, on Sept 11.
A variety of Russian cultural products and specialties will be showcased at the country's exhibition area at the 2nd China International Cultural Tourism Fair.
Benin native Luc Amouzoun studied in China for five years and became a translator aiding in the construction of a new national assembly building in the Benin capital, Porto-Novo.
East China's Shandong province held an online exhibition to promote agricultural products export with RCEP countries on Aug 26.