An entrepreneur dialogue, co-hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), was held in Beijing on December 13. The ROK President Moon Jae-in attended and addressed the dialogue. Senior managers from renowned Chinese enterprises, including Baidu, BYD automobile and Beijing Automotive Group were in attendance.
Moon Jae-in noted, the ROK and China share a similar development path. In spite of the competition between the ROK and Chinese enterprises, both sides can achieve common prosperity and build a community of shared destiny by means of economic cooperation. Moon expected both countries make joint efforts to lead the fourth industrial revolution across the globe. He also hoped the ROK and China can foster cooperation in information and telecommunications to achieve joint development and relevant agreements with regard to the ROK-China Free Trade Agreement can be signed so as to enhance the investment cooperation in manufacturing and service industry.
Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Jiang Zengwei conveyed his gratitude for President Moon Jae-in’s participation in the dialogue, which shows that the President attached great importance to foster the ROK-China cooperation. Moon said, the enterprises in attendance were leading companies of both countries in the fields of internet, finance, automobile and energy. Jiang said he expected these entrepreneurs can enhance mutual understandings and present proposals for deepening the ROK-China economic and trade cooperation.
Entrepreneurs said that they expected both countries can foster cooperation in infrastructure construction, electronics, artificial intelligence (AI), petrochemicals and environmental protection, to jointly explore the third market and achieve mutual benefit and win-win results. Meanwhile, they also anticipated the two governments can proactively assist in matching China’s Belt and Road construction with the ROK’s new government economic policy to create more favorable business environment and market opportunities.