China, Den­mark adopt col­lab­o­ra­tive work plan

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and can­did dis­cus­sions on pro­mot­ing free trade amid in­creas­ing trade pro­tec­tion­ism. He said Li em­pha­sized that free trade ben­e­fits all coun­tries and con­trib­utes to global peace and sta­bil­ity as well as the re­cov­ery of the global econ­omy, while trade pro­tec­tion­ism serves the no one’s in­ter­ests.

Liu said the two lead­ers agreed to send strong sig­nals to pro­mote free trade and glob­al­iza­tion in the up­com­ing China-EU Lead­ers’Meet­ing.

Liu said both coun­tries would work to en­hance co­op­er­a­tion and, as 2017 is the year of tourism be­tween China and Den­mark, the first such ac­tiv­ity be­tween Chine and an EU coun­try, steps to in­crease tourism were part of Wed­nes­day’s dis­cus­sion be­tween the lead­ers.

China re­mains Den­mark’s largest trade part­ner in Asia with their bi­lat­eral trade reach­ing more than 110 bil­lion Dan­ish kro­ner (about $16.11 bil­lion) a year, ac­cord­ing to Den­mark’s sta­tis­ti­cal author­i­ties.

FENG YONGBIN / CHINA DAILY

Premier Li Ke­qiang guides Dan­ish Prime Min­is­ter Lars Loekke Ras­mussen at an in­spec­tion of the Peo­ple’s Lib­er­a­tion Army Honor Guard out­side the East Gate of the Great Hall of the Peo­ple in Tian’an­men Square on Wed­nes­day.

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