After seven years of negotiations, China and the European Union have approved a comprehensive agreement on investment (CAI).
On December 9, 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with French President on the phone to increase cooperation between China and France.
In Central Europe, the 3 Seas Initiative can be developed along the Belt and Road Initiative to support connectivity between Europe and China.
For East-Timor, the Belt and Road Initiative can help for the construction of new infrastructure for the development of this country.
In Summer 2020, China-Europe rail freight transport surged. Europeans needs to sustain this trend when the pandemic is over.
From 11 to 16 October 2020, was held the 7th Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) in Xi’an, Shaanxi: an example of the cultural BRI.
On 14 September, was held a virtual summit between European Union and Chinese top leaders to discuss about a Comprehensive Investment Agreement.
In early September, Yang Jiechi, the head of the Communist Party’s foreign affairs office, travelled to Spain and Greece to improve EU-China dialogue.
For his first visit abroad since the global disease outbreak, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chose Europe.
To promote Gwadar and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Europe, OBOReurope and Cooperans have just launched gwadar.eu.