Spokesperson: China welcomes all foreign businesses

Added On August 6, 2020

 China's Foreign Ministry says that China will as always welcome companies from other countries to invest and operate in the country.

Foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the remarks on Wednesday, after Joerg Wuttke, president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China expressed confidence of European companies in China's development prospects.
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): WANG WENBIN, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson
"As a champion and promoter for an open world economy, China has always kept its door wide open and committed to provide a market-oriented, law-based and international business environment for companies from Europe and other parts of the world. 中间闪白 China will as always welcome European investors and companies from other countries, continue to firmly deepen reform and expand opening up, and provide more cooperation opportunities and development dividends for their operations in China."
The spokesperson also emphasized that be it companies from Europe or other parts of the world, they are optimistic about China's economic prospect and improving business environment.
By 2019, the European Union had been China's top trade partner for 16 consecutive years, with a total trade volume exceeding 700 billion U.S. dollars for the first time last year.
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): WANG WENBIN, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson 
"Foreign companies, including European ones, were part of the story of China's development, and we believe they will continue to be part of the successful story of China's development and win-win cooperation."