Director Li Yuan attended the 2017 Round Table Meeting of Northeast Asia Chambers of Commerce
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2017-Sep-1 18:13

The 2017 Round Table Meeting of Northeast Asia Chambers of Commerce was held on 1 September 2017 in Changchun city, Jilin province. The meeting, with the theme “One Belt One Road Initiative Guiding the Trade and Economic Cooperation of Northeast Asia”, was hosted by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Jilin Provincial Government and organized by China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) and CCPIT Jilin Sub-council.

Mr. Zhao Qianghua, President of CCOIC and CCPIT Jilin Sub-council, chaired the meeting. Mr. Zhi Jianhua, Vice Chairman of CPPCC of Jilin Province and Mr. Chen Zhou, Vice Chairman of CCPIT delivered speeches and expressed that with advantages of natural resources, different features of industrial structure, mutually beneficial cooperation will continue to be the main theme of regional development in Northeast Asia. Northeast Asian countries have many unique advantages in the building of the Belt and Road. Business associations should promote the active participation of all parties and combine its own development strategy with the Belt and Road initiative to create a win-win economic and trade partnership.

Mr. Baatarjav Lkhagvajav, Chairman of Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Shoyama Etsuhiko, Vice President of the Association for the Promotion of International trade of Japan, Mr. Nirvana Chaudhary, Vice President of confederation of Nepalese Industries, Mr. Lee Jae Chool, Director of Korea International Trade Association,Mr. Sugita Sadahiro,Director General of Japan-China Economic Association, made speeches on the topics of “Opportunity brought by the One Belt One Road Initiative” and “Boosting the construction of regional interconnection”.

Director Li Yuan of Trade and Investment division of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) attended the meeting upon invitation and delivered a speech on behalf of ACC. He briefed the meeting on the function and role of ACC and introduced the trade and investment cooperation between China and ASEAN. He expressed that China and ASEAN are seizing new opportunities and vigorously promoting cooperation in various fields with better quality and higher performance. To jointly build the Belt and Road has become a new bright spot in ASEAN-China cooperation. This year marks the 50th anniversary of ASEAN and the ASEAN-China Year of Tourism Cooperation. The establishment of ASEAN Community, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the upgraded ASEAN-China FTA and the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism have injected fresh impetus to the cooperation between ASEAN and China. Representatives from 17 Trade and Promotion Organizations and Chambers of Commerce from Northeast Asia, ASEAN and South Asia made fruitful discussions on boosting the development of regional economic integration, and aligning national development strategy with China’s Belt and Road Initiative to enhance cooperation.

Editor:Zhou Xin
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