China – central and eastern Europe cooperation began in earnest The value of the diamond sort will emerge
People in Beijing on November 7 “I come to the meeting today, see the BBS of creative design, connected with lines of China and central and eastern European capitals like a diamond, it shows that the cooperation between us may produce value like diamonds.” On November 5, li keqiang, the prime minister in the sixth China – central and eastern European countries economic and trade BBS in a keynote speech, borrow diamond shaped emblem design clever solutions for 16 + 1 “cooperation” in the future.
In 2012, China’s opening and central and eastern Europe in 16 countries mechanism of cooperation. The past five years, 16 + 1 “cooperation” has become increasingly mature, began in earnest. 16 + 1 “in 2016, the leaders’ meeting was held in the Baltic states Latvia for the first time. The meeting for 16 + 1 “cooperation” this year is the most important agenda, to promote cooperation between China and central and eastern Europe, promote the construction of “area” in central and eastern Europe, promote china-eu comprehensive strategic partnership is of great significance.
Promote “area” initiative fall to the ground in Europe
In central and eastern Europe is one of the important plate emerging markets around the world. At present, China and central and eastern European countries are in the industrialized or process. “Area” is the central and eastern European countries and China closer together, almost half of the central and east European countries have signed the memorandum of “area” cooperation with China, and “friends” continues to expand.
Since initiative in 2013, China and central and eastern Europe has implemented a series of cooperation projects, obtained including Hungary and railway, and Belgrade across the Danube bridge, such as “central trains” early harvest. Suzhou meeting last year, according to “China – central and east European countries cooperation medium-term planning direction, the full implementation of China and central and eastern Europe countries” “1 + 6 cooperation framework, and achieved fruitful results. Cooperation in China – central and eastern European countries in suzhou compendium of 50 a number of measures have been implemented.
, vice President of the China institute of contemporary international relations Feng Zhongping believes that the current 16 + 1 “cooperation” is increasingly mature, embodied in four aspects: first, to complete the mechanism construction, including annual summit meeting, members coordination meetings twice a year, two years a ministerial conference, and located in China’s foreign ministry secretariat and quarterly meetings between the 16 states embassy in China. Second, establish a medium-term plan, set a nine areas of cooperation. Three is the construction of infrastructure, transportation logistics cooperation, cooperation capacity identified as key areas of cooperation. Four is, “One Belt And One Road” construction to provide formidable power.
Assistant foreign minister hai-xing liu had said in the Chinese and foreign media briefing that the Riga is meeting with Chinese leaders face a major diplomatic action in Europe, this year is 16 + 1 “cooperation”, the most important agenda to promote cooperation between China and central and eastern Europe, promote the construction of “area” in central and eastern Europe, promote china-eu comprehensive strategic partnership is of great significance.
Secretary of the Shanghai cooperation organization research center at the Chinese academy of social sciences ChangSunZhuangZhi pointed out that “16 + 1” cooperation mechanism for China’s cooperation with central and eastern Europe and even in Europe has a leading role in an all-round way. At the same time, China with the help of 16 + 1 “cooperation” mechanism continuously deepen economic and trade cooperation between China and central and eastern Europe, such as Latvia, Poland, the Czech republic, Serbia and other countries in the region has become the important trade partners, become “in” construction extends the important support in the future.
16 “+ 1” pragmatic cooperation will have a “diamond” value”
Central and eastern European countries attaches great importance to the cooperation with China. In recent five years, “16 + 1 cooperation” down-to-earth, adhere to the principle of win-win cooperation, and adhere to discuss sharing, insist to promote pragmatic cooperation. China fully respects the 16 countries cooperation intention, most of the cooperation project put forward by 16 countries.
China institute of international studies Europe hong-jian cui thinks, the central and eastern European countries for growing autonomy of 16 + 1 “cooperation”, these countries according to their own characteristics to come up with the idea of working with China and scheme, which will expand the breadth in the field of China’s cooperation with 16 countries. At the same time, the diversity of countries and conducive to these countries and China’s local governments have their own characteristics to cooperate.
In the concerted efforts of the parties, 16 + 1 “cooperation” every year there are new results, new atmosphere. On the meeting, according to the characteristics of each country, prime minister li keqiang respectively puts forward the key areas of cooperation, such as with Bulgaria, bosnia and other countries to strengthen cooperation and deep processing of agricultural products and agricultural equipment manufacturing industry; Rich in tourism resources and tourism cooperation of Croatia, increase people-to-people and cultural exchanges; With the demand of industrializing Poland to expand infrastructure construction, industrial park, science and technology cooperation; In Hungary, Serbia, the two countries continue to push forward the Hungarian plug railway this flagship project; With the advantage of information technology, e-commerce has highlight Estonia build innovation cooperation.
The meeting also published about three haigang district infrastructure, equipment cooperation joint statement. Three haigang district cooperation is the focus of the building including the Adriatic Sea, the Baltic and black sea and inland coastal port, industrial park, transportation hub and industrial development, cooperation will help expand coverage for pragmatic cooperation in China – central and eastern European countries, promote long-term sustainable development, promote the construction of “area”, the development strategy of central and eastern European countries, the European Union, the pan-european effective link traffic network construction.
The past five years, “16 + 1 cooperation” show a strong vitality and competitiveness. From the infrastructure to the high-end equipment, from financial cooperation to mutual investment, China and central and eastern Europe economic and trade cooperation continuously extend the breadth and depth. The emblem to add 16 + 1 meeting, by representing China and central and eastern Europe 17 points and lines of the 16 countries together, seemingly gleaming “diamond”. Prime minister li keqiang praise, this marks the prelude to China is closely combined with bilateral and multilateral 16 central and eastern Europe countries, cooperation and will produce value like diamonds.
Boosting china-eu cooperation more comprehensive, more balanced development
16 central and eastern European countries, including 11 members of the European Union and five candidates for European Union membership. China’s official stressed several times, 16 + 1 “cooperation” is an important part of china-eu cooperation, but also an important innovation of china-eu friendship and cooperation, opened up a new pattern of relations between China and central and eastern European countries.
In 2015, the two sides reached an agreement, will be “area” initiative with European development strategy, China international cooperation with the European investment project docking capacity, China – central and cooperation with the overall cooperation and docking. At the same time, China actively promote tripartite cooperation, China and central and eastern Europe, Western Europe developed countries advantage is united in wedlock, promote the development of European balance, bridging gap, to realize win-win and win-win.
Premier li keqiang said in the visit, “16 + 1 cooperation mechanism since the birth of” developing unceasingly, the remarkable achievements, has become China and central and eastern European countries to deepen traditional friendship and achieve common development important platform. It also helps the advancement of balanced development and integration of Europe.
China’s ambassador to the eu mission colonel Yang Yanyi said recently that China – is central and east European countries cooperation between China and central and eastern European countries to deepen the traditional friendship, expand pragmatic cooperation jointly open up a new platform, is an important component of the china-eu comprehensive strategic partnership and beneficial supplement, has become a new important engine of china-eu relations.
Analysts pointed out that from Warsaw to Riga, 16 + 1 “cooperation” from scratch, from the exploration to mature, mechanism more perfect, the foundation more solid, more broad prospect. At present, china-eu is strive to build peace, growth and reform, four major partnership civilization, docking strategy reached important consensus with each other. Within this framework, China – central and eastern Europe sub-regional cooperation go deep, will boost china-eu cooperation more comprehensive, more balanced development, for the global economic development and prosperity inject new vigor and vitality.