On December 9, the State Council Office held a press conference in Beijing.
Li Xinggan, director of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Commerce,
said at the meeting that since 2019,
the Ministry of Commerce has earnestly implemented the “stable foreign trade” deployment
and realized the counter-trend growth of
foreign trade imports and exports.
Will stabilize at
the scale of 30 trillion yuan.
At the press conference, Assistant Minister of Commerce Ren Hongbin also introduced
introduced the “Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of High-Quality Trade”
issued by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council recently.
He pointed out that the “Guiding Opinions” are strategic,
guiding and systematic documents to promote
the high-quality development of China’s trade
and involve a wide range of industries.
It is very beneficial to all business entities,
both domestic and foreign.
When talking about China’s progress in using foreign-funded
enterprises to promote the development of high-quality foreign trade,
Ren Hongbin said that in recent years,
the industrial structure of foreign investment
has continued to optimize, and has continued to gather in high-end industries.
Import and export of foreign-owned enterprises has become
an important part of China’s foreign trade.
Ren Hongbin said that in the next step,
the Ministry of Commerce will continue to expand market opening,
conscientiously implement the “Foreign Investment Law”
and its supporting measures,
fully implement the foreign investment management model
of national treatment plus negative list before admission,
continue to optimize the business environment,
and continue to relax foreign investment.
Market access encourages foreign investment in emerging industries,
high and new technologies, energy conservation
and environmental protection, and modern service industries.