On December 30th, the 2020 Plenary Session of the Chinese side of China-Russia Friendship Committee for Peace and Development (CRFCPD) was held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Gao Yan, Chairperson of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), made a speech as the Chairperson of the Committee's Business Council of the Chinese side.
Gao Yan introduced the work that the CCPIT has carried out since the outbreak of COVID-19 on helping to create a favorable international economic and trade environment, strengthen the public support for China-Russia friendship, and stabilize foreign trade and foreign investment. Guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and based on the decisions and plans of the CPC Central Committee, the CCPIT will implement the new development philosophy, serve and build a new pattern of development, strengthen communication and coordination with Russia, as well as promote China-Russia economic and trade cooperation to a higher level. The CCPIT will also provide more in-depth and detailed commercial legal services, take part in the reform of the global economic governance system on a larger scale, do its utmost to accomplish the tasks of the Business Council, promote practical cooperation between the business communities of the two countries to a new level in the new era, and inject new impetus into the sustained and sound development of China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era.
Officials from the CCPIT Department of International Relations also attended the event.