At the second Belt and Road Forum, the Chinese President invited Austria to become a full member of the China CEEC cooperation framework.
On 25 and 26 April 2019, the second “Belt and Road” summit for international cooperation was held in Beijing. EU and China strengthened their ties.
In early April, two European heads of state spoke about the BRI. When visiting China, top leaders from Austria and the Netherlands expressed their willingness to develop relations with Beijing and showed interests in the BRI.