On June 20, Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council met with the heads of well-known multinational corporations attending the 7th Round Table Summit of the Global CEO Committee in Beijing Great Hall of the People and discussed with them.
On the morning of June 20, Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council met with the heads of well-known multinational corporations who came to China to attend the 7th Round Table Summit of the Global CEO Committee and discussed with them.
Nearly 20 top 500 world leaders from Schneider electric, Swire Group, Ansai, Le Mittal, Pfizer, Daimler Benz, United Parcel, NOKIA, Hyatt group, ABB group and BHP Billiton spoke and asked questions on integration development, cooperation and innovation, and "one belt and one road". Li Keqiang interacted with them deeply.
Li Keqiang said that many of the multinational companies represented by entrepreneurs here today participated in China's reform and opening up process earlier. They not only brought capital, technology and management experience to China, but also opened up a broad market in China, and achieved mutual benefits and win-win results. At present, there are more uncertainties and uncertainties in the international situation. We should promote the steady growth of world economy and trade, improve the global industrial chain and strive to maintain a peaceful international environment. China will unswervingly deepen reform and open up, and further create a market-oriented, legalized and internationalized business environment. We welcome enterprises from all countries to continue to expand investment in China and share opportunities for China's development.
Li Keqiang pointed out that our goal is to adapt to the people's yearning for a better life. With a population of nearly 1.4 billion, China is a huge and growing market. In this process, China needs to adjust its economic structure, promote economic transformation, promote industrial upgrading and transformation, and need more high-quality products and services to better meet the needs of improving people's living standards. All these have created a vast space for foreign enterprises to enter the Chinese market. We have fully liberalized foreign investment access in the manufacturing sector and will gradually expand the opening up in the service sector. At the same time, Chinese enterprises also need to enhance the overall level through fair competition in international cooperation, so as to better achieve mutual benefit and win-win situation.
Li Keqiang said that China's development is the development of innovation, and the protection of intellectual property rights is the protection of innovation. As long as enterprises registered in China, whether domestic or foreign, are treated equally and equally, and all legitimate rights and interests, including intellectual property rights, will be effectively protected. China is willing to adhere to the principle of "sharing and sharing" and adhere to the principle of openness, green and integrity. It will better link the "one belt and one way" initiative with other countries' development strategies, and ensure the sustainability of cooperation in accordance with market rules and business principles. We advocate strengthening cultural exchanges, respecting each other, treating each other equally, learning from each other, striving to maintain free trade, narrow the gap between North and South and achieve common development.
The entrepreneurs congratulated on the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China and admired China's achievements in various fields. They said that although they come from different countries, industries and fields, they are committed to strengthening cooperation with China. They are full of expectations for deepening China's reform and opening up. They are willing to participate actively in expanding cooperation in medical, financial, automotive, digital economy, 5G, low-carbon, innovation, infrastructure, manufacturing and other fields to share China's development opportunities. All parties are willing to promote global interconnection, jointly safeguard free trade and oppose protectionism.
Source: People's Daily