ACC Attended China-Northeast Asia Expo Opening Ceremony and High-Level Forum on Northeast Asia Cooperation
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2019-Sep-10 14:42

On 23 August 2019, the 12th China-Northeast Asia Expo Opening Ceremony and the 10th High-Level Forum on Northeast Asia Cooperation were held in Changchun City, Jilin Province. Mr. Hu Chunhua, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the opening ceremony, read out President Xi Jinping's congratulatory letter and made a keynote speech.

Mr. Hu Chunhua said that in his congratulatory letter, President Xi Jinping highly commended the development vitality of Northeast Asia, pointed out the great opportunities brought by the BRI cooperation for expanding and deepening regional cooperation, and the favorable conditions for strengthening regional cooperation in Northeast Asia. President Xi also shared his vision for aligning the development strategies of different countries and building an open economy in the region. This will undoubtedly guide the way for further deepening economic and trade cooperation between China and Northeast Asia. Mr. Bayanqolu, Secretary of the CPC Jilin Provincial Committee, Mr. Kwon Goo Hoon, Chairman of North Economic Cooperation Commission of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Wang Shouwen, Vice Minister of Ministry of Commerce of China and deputy representative for international trade negotiations, Mme. Gao Yan, Chairman of China Council for Promotion of International Trade as well as other honorable guests from home and abroad attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches.

During the five-day period of the expo, a number of meetings and forums were held, including the 10th High-Level Forum on Northeast Asia Cooperation, the 19th "Greater Tumen Initiative" Intergovernmental Consultative Committee Ministerial Meeting, Round-table Conference of Heads of Local Governments in Northeast Asia Cooperation, 2019 Summit for China-Japan-ROK Entrepreneurs, and the 4th World Jilin Entrepreneurs Convention. Mr. Guo Chuanwei, Director of Trade and Investment Division of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), was invited to the opening ceremony of the Expo and other relevant activities.

During the Expo, Mr. Guo Chuanwei exchanged views with Mr. Li Jianhua, Deputy Director General of Foreign Affairs Office of Jilin Province, and visited Hongda High-tech Group Co.,Ltd.

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