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European and Chinese Business Leaders Discuss the Green Agenda at the 5th EU-China Business Summit

Beijing, 30th November 2009 -- The 5th EU-China Business Summit co-organised by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) was held today in Nanjing. The Summit brought together more than 600 senior business leaders from the EU and China to exchange views on the theme of "The Green Agenda: Sustaining Growth Beyond the Recovery".

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, and Swedish Premier Fredrik Reinfeldt delivered the keynote addresses at this year’s event.

Joerg Wuttke, President of the European Chamber said: "European businesses greatly value this opportunity for candid, high-level dialogue between political and business leaders from both sides. We are pleased that many of the urgent issues in the EU-China trade dialogue have been addressed today, including solutions to the climate change challenge, measures necessary to maintain a healthy trade relationship and cooperation on achieving a sustainable economic recovery. We echo the call expressed in the joint declaration for governments on both sides to take practical measures to avoid protectionism and improve the business environment for all in an open and non-discriminatory manner. "

 

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中欧商界领袖相聚第五届中欧工商峰会,共议绿色经济

北京,2009年11月30日 -- 由中国欧盟商会和中国国际贸易促进委员会联合主办的第五届中欧工商峰会于今日在南京举行。来自中欧商界的600多位企业高层人士相聚本届峰会,共同探讨“绿色经济、持久增长”等相关话题。

中国国务院总理温家宝、欧盟委员会主席巴罗佐以及欧盟轮值主席国瑞典首相赖因费尔特在本届峰会上作了主旨演讲。

中国欧盟商会主席伍德克表示:“欧盟企业非常珍惜这次与中欧政商领袖坦诚对话的机会。我们高兴地看到,今天的会议探讨了中欧贸易间的诸多当务之急,其中包括应对气候变化的方案、维护良好贸易关系的措施以及实现经济可持续复苏的合作等。我们支持本届峰会联合宣言中提出的倡议,希望双方政府能采取务实措施抵制贸易保护主义,秉持公平开放的态度,为所有企业改善商业环境。”

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