China, Denmark adopt collaborative work plan
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.
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.