China and Singapore upgraded their Free trade Agreement. This FTA now mentions the Belt and Road Initiative.
Both countries also agreed to further develop the International Land Sea Trade Corridor (ILSTC) or Chongqing Connectivity Initiative.
Li Keqiang participated in the 7th 16 + 1 Framework Heads of State Summit held in Sofia, Bulgaria. The 16 + 1 mechanism brings together China and sixteen states of Central and Eastern Europe and aims to strengthen relations between the two regions.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang traveled to Budapest on November 27, 2017 to attend the 6th China- Central and Eastern European Countries summit. This meeting took place within the framework of the 16 + 1 cooperation which brings together sixteen countries
At the China-Europe meeting held in Brussels in early June 2017, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called for more exchanges between the two regions and were fervent advocates of free trade. However, despite their
The reaffirmation of China’s commitment to Paris climate agreement by Prime Minister Li Keqian while the US President announced his country’s withdrawal, confirms China’s new concern for the environment. This pro-environmental orientation will certainly have a positive impact on the