Abstract : The sixth round of Sino-Japanese Entrepreneurs and Former High-level Officials Dialogue was held via video link Wednesday, with members calling for joint efforts to ramp up post-COVID-19 economic cooperation.
BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The sixth round of Sino-Japanese
Entrepreneurs and Former High-level Officials Dialogue was held via
video link Wednesday, with members calling for joint efforts to ramp up
post-COVID-19 economic cooperation.
The dialogue covered the economic situations of the two countries,
the impacts of COVID-19 on their economies, the global economy and
business activities, digital transformation, trade and investment, and
Since the beginning of this year, COVID-19 has become the biggest
challenge facing all mankind, the Chinese representatives said, adding
that all countries should work together to combat the pandemic, which is
The Chinese representatives said that, based on the principles of
win-win cooperation, trust and consultation, the two countries should
focus on post-COVID-19 development and improve the quality of
Sino-Japanese cooperation, with greater efforts on post-COVID-19
cooperation on regional economic integration and digital transformation,
as well as tackling the common challenges related to aging and green
development shared by both sides.
The Japanese representatives said the two countries have a sound
basis for cooperation in response to COVID-19 and both sides should
uphold an objective, scientific and impartial position, strengthen
exchanges on information, policy and technology, and carry out
cooperation on virus pathogenesis, pathogen detection, specific drugs
and vaccine research and development.
The health authorities and infectious-disease prevention and control
agencies of the two countries should be encouraged to establish special
channels of communication and cooperation to promote international
cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, they said.
A joint statement was issued after the dialogue, calling on the
international community to strengthen confidence, work together to deal
with COVID-19, boost international cooperation and safeguard global
Launched in November 2015, the dialogue was jointly sponsored by the
China Center for International Economic Exchanges and the Japan Business
Federation (Keidanren), with five rounds held in Tokyo and Beijing.
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