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Wednesday, 10 April 2019 17:00

China, EU vow to facilitate bilateral trade

China, EU vow to facilitate bilateral trade

The 21st EU-China Summit took place in Brussels, providing a forum for engagement at the highest level and for advancing the relationship as regards the bilateral and multilateral agendas, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press statement of the European Commission.

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk represented the European Union at the Summit. The People's Republic of China was represented by Premier Li Keqiang. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, and European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, also attended the Summit.

Both sides agreed that they have broad common interests in deepening mutual beneficial and win-win practical cooperation, share common ground on upholding multilateralism and an open world economy, run the press statement of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

The two sides said that they should firmly grasp the mainstream of cooperation and promote the long-term, stable and sound development of China-EU relations. The leaders of both sides reaffirmed their commitment to adopting a new agenda for cooperation beyond 2020.

They firmly support the rules-based multilateral trading system with the World Trade Organization (WTO) at its core, and enhance dialogue and collaboration on WTO reform.

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