After several-month-interruption, the French Hauts-de-France region is once again connected to China’s Zhejiang province by rail.
On December 9, 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with French President on the phone to increase cooperation between China and France.
In late December 2019, the Chinese ambassador in Paris, Mr. Lu Shaye invited France and the European Union to join the new Silk Road.
On November 15, 2019, was held in Paris the first conference to promote economic and commercial cooperation between Wuhan and France.
For his second visit to China from 4 to 6 November 2019, French President Macron highlighted the importance of a European-Chinese partnership.
On November 4 & 5, 2019, will be held in Paris; the “Silk Roads: Smart Territories” conference, that will inaugurate the “Silkologies Initiatives” program.
China and the European Union are strengthening their cooperation in aviation, a major component of the Belt and Road Initiative.
After signing a MoU with Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping traveled to France where he met with president Macron to discuss about EU-China cooperation.
From March 12 to 15, 2019, the MPIM (International Market of Real Estate Professionals) took place in Cannes, France. A roundtable was dedicated to the Belt and Road Initiative.
French adn Chinese foreign ministers, Jean-Yves Le Drian and Wang Yi, in a joint declaration, expressed their strongest political commitment to respect the Paris agreements on climate change and affirmed their support for the next COP24 to be held in Katowice.