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Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Executive Director of China Machinery Engineering Corporaption Mr. Sun Bai
04.03.2016 | 14:22
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

On Friday, 4 March, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk received Executive Director of the Board of Directors at China Machinery Engineering Corporation Mr. Sun Bai.

The Head of Ukrainian Government noted the high level of bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and China: "It is not just in our good relations, but also in concrete figures".

The Prime Minister stressed that the previous year for the first time in the history of Ukrainian-Chinese relations, the volume of exports of Ukrainian agricultural products to China had reached US$ 1.2 billion, which is twice more against the figures of 2014. The People’s Republic of China ranks first among countries in export of agricultural products, he said, adding that the exports of agricultural products from Ukraine to the countries-members of the European Union amounted up to US$4.2 billion.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk also thanked the partners of the PRC for the support in the launch of a new Silk Road for the transit of Ukrainian goods to China.

"We have concrete results, and should continue to develop bilateral cooperation, to increase volumes of economic cooperation and create more jobs in Ukraine and China alike", said the Head of the Ukrainian Government.

During the meeting the parties discussed issues of further implementation of Ukrainian-Chinese projects in agriculture and collaboration in infrastructure. Mr. Sun Bai stressed there exists high interest of China in expanding exports of Ukrainian agricultural products to China, to include investment in the Ukrainian agrarian sphere, port logistics and projects related to the new Silk route.

 

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