Premier Li: China to import more high-quality products from Poland


Freight train of China Railway Express bound for Poland's Malaszewicze. (File photo: Xinhua)

China is willing to import more high-quality products from Poland and welcomes Polish enterprises to exploit markets in China, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

Li made the remarks when meeting with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki during the eighth leaders' meeting of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) in the Croatian city of Dubrovnik.

Poland is a CEE country with significant influence, Li said. China highly values developing ties with Poland and is willing to enhance political mutual trust, strengthen strategic communication, deepen pragmatic cooperation to promote the development of China-Poland relations.

Li expressed hope that the two sides could deepen cooperation in the fields of economy and trade, agriculture, civil aviation, and infrastructure construction.

Li mentioned that at the 21st China-EU leaders' meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, the leaders agreed to treat other nations’ companies with a fair, just and non-discriminative manner.

China attaches great importance to their cooperation under the China-EU and China-CEEC cooperation (16+1 cooperation) frameworks and expects Poland to contribute more wisdom and efforts.

For his part, Morawiecki said the bilateral ties are developing rapidly, and fields of cooperation are extensive.

Chinese firms are also welcome to invest in Poland, and make headway in cooperation in the fields of agricultural products, furniture, cosmetics, infrastructure construction as well as in maritime and cultural areas.

Poland stands ready to carry out third-party markets cooperation with China under the 16+1 framework to jointly push for its progress, the prime minister said.