A total of 436 deals were signed during the World Manufacturing Convention, with a total investment volume of 447 billion yuan (70 billionU.S. dollars), local authorities said.
The investments covers electronic information and home appliances, new materials and new energy,equipment manufacture, and auto-making, as well as biological medicine, said Deng Xiangyang, vice governor of east China's Anhui Province, where the event was held between Friday to Sunday.
The convention was hosted by the Global Alliance of SMEs, the UN Industrial Development Organization, the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, and Anhui Provincial Government.
More than 4,000 representatives from 165 domestic companies and 315 overseas companies attended the convention.