Midea Solution to Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center

Midea Solution to Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center

China and Bangladesh have strong economic complementarities and great potential for cooperation. In recent years, China and Bangladesh economic and trade cooperation have flourished under the “Belt and Road” initiative which was proposed in 2013. Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center is located in Dhaka, the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.

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Pursuit of High-Quality Life with Energy Saving and Environmental Stewardship--Photo Report

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Changing the Game with Heat Pumps--Photo Report

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U.S. VRF Report