An international service trade fair is scheduled to open next week in Beijing, with participants from 120 countries and regions.

The Fifth China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services, scheduled for May 28 to June 1, has the theme "opening up, innovation and integration." More than 130 seminars, meetings and trade activities have been planned for the fair, with an exhibition area covering 50,000 square meters, according to the Beijing municipal government.

Yan Ligang, director of the Beijing commission of commerce, said the fair would feature Belt and Road cooperation, opening up and innovation in the service sector, and integration among different service-related industries. Among the 120 countries and regions represented at the fair, 46 are along the Belt and Road, said Yan.