ACC Secretary-General Met with Chairman of CCPIT Yunnan Sub-Council
Source: China-ASEAN Centre
Time: 2017-Aug-1 15:43

On 1 August 2017, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), met with Dr. Liu Guangxi, Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Yunnan Sub-Council. Mr. Li Yuan, Director of Trade and Investment Division of ACC, Mr. Yang Zhi Huang, Assistant to the Chairman of CCPIT Yunnan Sub-Council, and Ms. Tan Yun, Deputy Secretary-General of CCPIT Yunnan Sub-Council, attended the meeting.

Chairman Liu Guangxi briefed on Yunnan’s exchanges and cooperation with ASEAN countries. He mentioned that Yunnan, which borders on Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Myanmar, is a major province aimed to promote and facilitate the Belt and Road Initiative. In recent years, Yunnan has actively participated in Lancang-Mekong cooperation and had achieved fruitful results. He appreciated ACC’s role as a platform in promoting ASEAN-China practical cooperation, and expected to get ACC’s continued support in expanding its relations and exchanges with ASEAN in the areas such as trade and investment.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping expressed her appreciation to CCPIT Yunnan Sub-Council for its strong support for ACC over the years, and spoke highly of Yunnan’s substantial achievements to promote ASEAN-China friendly cooperation. She said that ACC will continue to implement the consensus reached by the leaders of both sides to facilitate local provinces to participate in the Belt and Road building and Lancang-Mekong cooperation. Yunnan is at the forefront of ASEAN-China friendly cooperation. ACC would like to further strengthen its coordination and cooperation with CCPIT Yunnan Sub-Council, to seize the new opportunities and make new contributions to the deepening of ASEAN-China relations for benefits of the people in this region.

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