Staff pack masks at a plant of Lanzhou Petrochemical Company in Lanzhou, Northwest China’s Gansu province, March 4, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

The Chinese government will continue to support foreign trade companies exporting medical supplies such as masks, said the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

China will expand international and regional cooperation, share experience in epidemic prevention and control, and provide assistance to the countries heavily stricken by the epidemic.