Chinese FM attends meetings on East Asia cooperation

Added On September 9, 2020

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday that the China-ASEAN partnership is the most dynamic and rich in content between ASEAN and other partners, and that China-ASEAN relations have entered a new stage of all-round development with the joint efforts of both sides. SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): ZHAO LIJIAN, Foreign ministry spokesperson "Since the outbreak of COVID-19 this year, we have joined hands in fighting the pandemic, stabilizing the economy and protecting livelihoods, which has further enriched the China-ASEAN strategic partnership. In the first half of the year, China-ASEAN trade and investment cooperation have registered new progress, and ASEAN became China's biggest trading partner for the first time, demonstrating the huge potential and strong resilience of bilateral cooperation." 2021 marks 30 years of the China-ASEAN dialogue relations.