International cooperation

1 March 2018

Within the promotion of the newly established Chinese-Serbian Commerce Association, at Institute for International Politics and Economics, a roundtable "The Future of Cooperation between China and Serbia" was held.

In the protocol section, the participants were greeted by Prof. Branislav Đorđević, Director of Institute, H.E. Manchang Li, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in Belgrade, Prof. Žarko Obradović, Chairman of the National Assembly of Serbia Foreign Affairs Committee, and Mr. Xu Li, President of Chinese-Serbian Commerce Association.

Ambassador Li described the Chinese-Serbian relations as steel, saying that Serbia is one of the few European countries that, in recent years, being visited by top Chinese officials.

President of the Chinese-Serbian Commerce Association, Mr. Li expressed the hope that the newly established association will become a significant link in connecting businessmen of Serbia and China, informing both parties not only about legal frameworks, but also about the demands of both markets.

"Future cooperation between China and Serbia" in the fields of scientific, economic, cultural and security area was the topic of speeches given by Mr. Chen Hui, Director of the Institute of Confucius in Novi Sad, Dr. Katarina Zakic, Director of the Chinese Center Megatrend University, Mr. Zou Ze Si, Deputy Director General Branch Regional Office of the China Road and Bridge Cooperation, Dr Đurađ Grubišić, and associates of Institute: Prof. Blagoje Babić, Ivona Lađevac, Head of Regional Center "Belt and Road", Dr Zlatan Jeremić and Dr Miloš Jomčić.

Promotion of the Chinese-Serbian Commerce Association as well the round table was attended, among others, by the representatives of the Office for Cooperation with the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia.