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Chinese President Xi to speak at trade fair on September 4

FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at the China International Fair for Trade In Services (CIFTIS) on Friday, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a daily briefing on Thursday.

CIFTIS, sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, will take place in Beijing city from Friday to Wednesday, according to state media Xinhua.

Reporting by Yew Lun Tian and Roxanne Liu in Beijing; Editing by Toby Chopra

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