Poles optimistic on economic cooperation with China
( 2003-09-26 09:33) (Xinhua)
Poland believes there are good prospects for strengthening economic and trade
cooperation with China, said Longin Pastusiak, speaker of the Polish Senate here
Pastusiak led over 60 representatives to attend the fourth China
Western International Exposition held here.
Pastusiak said economic cooperation between the two countries had a long
history. China was the most important trade partner for Poland, and Poland was
one of the major trade partners for China in central and eastern Europe.
He said bilateral trade had developed rapidly, with trade volume
reaching 2.2 billion US dollars in recent years.
Total investment by Poland in China reached 40 million US dollars and
China's total investment in Poland reached 45 million US dollars. The Polish
government welcomed and was willing to promote bilateral relations by
encouraging Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in Poland and providing financial
support to investors.