Peru-China Business Seminar was jointly held by the CCPIT and Lima Chamber of Commerce in Lima, Peru on November 17, with the aim of helping Chinese enterprises understand the investment environment in Peru and building a cooperation platform for enterprises on both sides. Mario Mongilardi, president of Lima Chamber of Commerce, Silvia Alfaro Espinosa, general director of Department of Economic Promotion, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru, and Sun Xiao, deputy director general of the Cooperation and Development Department of the CCOIC attended the seminar and delivered speeches. Over 200 business representatives from Peru and China exchanged views at the seminar.

Mario Mongilard and Silvia Alfaro Espinosa said, this year marked the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Peru. The two countries have maintained close high-level exchanges in the past 45 years, with enhancement of political mutual trust and trade and investment advancement side by side. China has become Peru’s largest trading partner and an important source of investment. Peru welcomes more Chinese enterprises to invest in Peru and increase investment in water conservancy, transportation, infrastructure, education to push forward bilateral economic relations to a new height.

Sun Xiao extended thanks to Lima Chamber of Commerce for its work for the seminar on behalf of chairman of the CCPIT Jiang Zengwei. He said, in recent years, China and Peru have established comprehensive strategic partnership, enhanced political mutual trust and achieved significant development in economic and trade cooperation. The visit of President Xi Jinping to Peru will promote bilateral cooperation and inject new impetus to bilateral cooperation in politics, economy and other fields. The CCPIT will play its functions and provide services for economic cooperation between enterprises on both sides.

Four experts were invited by Lima Chamber of Commerce to give presentations on the macroeconomic situation in Peru, the investment environment in Peru, the investment opportunities in Peru’s projects and the economic and trade opportunities in Peru. In the following session, the enterprises on both sides had in-depth exchange of views on cooperation in fields of infrastructure, mineral energy, metal smelting, agricultural food, etc.

Source: CCPIT

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