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Premier Wen Jiabao has met with a group of Japanese ministers in Beijing for a high-level economic dialogue. Wen hailed the success of the meeting and called on both sides to advance economic and trade cooperation.
During talks with Japanese delegates, Wen Jiabao says China's imports from Japan and investment in the neighboring country are growing. New growth areas may also emerge in the cyclic and green economy, energy-saving and environmental-friendly sectors.
The premier says China and Japan share common interests in promoting regional cooperation, pushing reform on global economic governance and in objecting against trade protectionism.
Wen Jiabao says the economic dialogue will deepen the two countries' mutual understanding. The two sides should take advantage of improving the relationship between the nations. They should also promote mutual trust, mutual benefit, and common development. The two countries should further advance economic and trade cooperation, contributing to the deepening of China-Japan mutual-benefit strategic relations.
Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada and other Japanese ministers highlighted the importance of the Chinese market and its status as a manufacturing hub.
The Japanese delegation is pledging to promote dialogue and cooperation with China, which they say is conducive to the development and prosperity of the two countries, Asia and the world.
|Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) meets with Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada |
in Beijing, Aug. 29, 2010. (Xinhua/Zhang Duo)