武汉放水的场子2020：Africa-China cooperation welcomes more precious opportunities
“Africa-China cooperation welcomes more precious opportunities”
”New Dimensions of China-Africa Development: Trade, Infrastructure and the Fourth Industrial Revolution” online seminar was held recently.The seminar was co-hosted by the Chinese Embassy in South Africa and the South African Institute of International Studies.Nearly a hundred experts and scholars participated online,Discuss how to better develop China-Africa cooperation in the post-epidemic era.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.China has become Africa’s largest trading partner for 11 consecutive years,Africa is an emerging investment destination for Chinese companies.The scale of China-Africa cooperation continues to expand,The field of cooperation is constantly expanding.”China and Africa have achieved fruitful results in cooperation in trade and investment, infrastructure, and digital economy.bright future.”Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Chen Xiaodong said,China will strongly support the construction of a free trade zone on the African continent,Continue to carry out free trade negotiations with African countries and regions,Expand imports of African goods, especially non-resource products,Welcome more African countries to participate in the 3rd China International Import Expo,This will provide more assistance to Africa’s economic recovery after the epidemic.
Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, director of the South African Institute of International Studies, believes thatThe epidemic has made the world economy worse,Africa is facing a huge impact.”African countries need to accelerate the construction of a free trade zone on the African continent,To deepen the cooperative relationship with important partners such as China,Promote economic and trade cooperation and value chain integration within and outside the region,To achieve economic recovery,We welcome a sustainable future together.”
In recent years,The joint construction of the “Belt and Road” injects strong momentum into China-Africa practical cooperationA number of major projects such as the African Union Conference Center, the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, Akha Railway, China-Egypt Suez Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone, and the Dohaley New Port in Djibouti have been implemented.”China has made great contributions to Africa’s infrastructure construction,Help Africa’s infrastructure continue to reach new levels.”Faso, a researcher at the Africa-China Studies Center, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, said.Professor Pulesa Sprague of Golden Mountain University in South Africa said,China supports the process of African integration and regional economic integration,Helped Africa improve the convenience of cross-border logistics and customs clearance,Provided strong support for the construction of a free trade zone on the African continent.China provides green loans and a variety of green financing methods for Africa,Inject momentum into Africa’s sustainable development.
Expand cooperation in new infrastructure such as 5G, big data, and artificial intelligence,Carry out cooperation in new business formats such as digital economy, smart cities, clean energy, and e-commerce,Continue to promote joint research, technical training, scientific and technological anti-epidemic.In the “potential and possibility of China-Africa cooperation under the fourth industrial revolution”,Participants discussed the potential of China-Africa cooperation.Sidiropoulos said,China has made significant progress in the fields of digital economy, e-commerce, and 5G technology.China uses innovative technologies to strengthen epidemic prevention and control,Play an important role in the global fight against the epidemic.Lauren Joston, an assistant researcher at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, believes thatChina is a reliable partner of Africa,African countries should continue to deepen cooperation with China in the field of scientific research.
”Africa-China cooperation has ushered in more precious opportunities.right now,Chinese consumers can buy Rwandan coffee online,E-commerce has given African people a real sense of gain.”Faso said,The export of African agricultural products to China has brought considerable economic benefits.The digital economy will open up more room for development in Africa-China trade.
(This newspaper reports from Johannesburg)
”People’s Daily” (October 26, 2020 03 Edition)