Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China and Germany need to further explore their potential to improve trade facilitation and expand service trade between the two countries.
Li, who is in Germany for a three-day official visit, made the remarks at a forum on economic and technological cooperation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also attended the event.
The Chinese premier called on the two countries to increase two-way investment and offer a fair, transparent and predictable investment environment for each other’s enterprises.
Noting that China-Germany cooperation has seen comprehensive, stable and healthy development, Li said the two countries need to actively promote innovation cooperation and further synergize their development strategies in innovation.
Li also said industries like electric vehicle and intelligent manufacturing should be taken as a cooperation platform, calling on the two countries to step up cooperation in emerging industries including artificial intelligence, new-energy driven cars and autopilot.
Ahead of the forum, Li and Merkel held a meeting and co-chaired the fifth round of China-Germany intergovernmental consultations, in which they agreed to continuously cement and advance political mutual trust and lay a solid foundation for the two countries’ all-dimensional strategic partnership.
Li arrived in Berlin on Sunday after wrapping up his trip to Bulgaria.
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The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
— The Daily Mail - People's Daily