Lishui lobbies for busines with Netherlands, Chile, UAE
A delegation from the foreign affairs office of Lishui meets with Remco van Wijngaarden, consul general of the Netherlands in Shanghai. [Photo/lishui.gov.cn]
A delegation from the foreign affairs office of Lishui city – in East China's Zhejiang province – visited the consulates general of the Netherlands, Chile and the United Arab Emirates at their respective missions in Shanghai on Nov 12-13, local officials said.
They said that members of the delegation gave briefings on Lishui's economic development and business environment to the heads of mission and expressed their hope that the city could forge business deals with their countries.
Remco van Wijngaarden, Netherlands consul general in Shanghai, said that his country was among world leaders in logistics and transportation, agriculture, high technology, horticulture, life science and health and water management.
Wijngaarden hoped both sides could establish long-term relations and promote economic and trade contacts.
Claudio Garrido, Chile's consul general, said he highly appreciated the achievements of Lishui in recent years and affirmed the positive role played by the foreign affairs office of that city.
Garrido also said that he looked forward to further substantive dealings with Lishui in the fields of agricultural products, handicrafts and in the wine trade.