（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 骆瑞霞 王子良 端敏）2023年2月24日，由中外新闻社主办的中外新闻社大使俱乐部厦门经贸文化之旅—“商贸文化沙龙：疫情稳定国际贸易如何破局？”主题在厦门举行。中外新闻社总裁韦燕致辞，亚美尼亚驻华大使谢尔盖•马纳萨良阁下，希腊共和国驻华大使埃夫耶尼奥斯•卡尔佩里斯阁下，泰王国驻华大使阿塔育•习萨目阁下，斯里兰卡驻华大使帕利塔•科霍纳博士，孟加拉驻华使馆商务参赞穆罕默德•蒙苏尔•乌丁先生，牙买加驻华大使馆商务代表杜文•普拉斯先生等作为主题演讲。
On February 24, 2023, organized by Home and Abroad News Press Ambassadors Club, “Business andCulture Salon: How to promote the international trade after the pandemic?” was held in Xiamen. President of Home and Abroad News PressMrs. Wei Yan, Ambassador of Armenia to China H.E. Mr. Sergey Manasaryan, Ambassador of Greece to China H.E. Mr. EvgeniosKalpyris, Ambassador of Thailand to China H.E. Mr. ArthayudhSrisamoot, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China H.E. Dr. Palitha Kohona, Commercial Counselor of Bangladesh Embassy in China Mr. Mohammad Monsour Uddin, and the commercial representative of Jamaican embassy in China, Mr. Durvan Pryce delivered keynote speeches.
President Wei Yan discussed in depth about the landing of Home and Abroad News Press Ambassadors Club in Xiamen, helping Xiamen enterprises to develop markets along the Belt & Road and BRICS countries through utilizing the advantages of the foreign trade comprehensive service platforms to help small and medium-sized foreign-trade enterprises to expand exports, transform and upgrade business models by actively exploring cross-border e-commerce, and export-oriented production branding strategy.
韦燕说，世界已成为一个地球村，我们互相依赖，我们必须理解并尊重我们的多样性，疫情过后，加强国际合作已势在必行。2020年9月5日, 中外新闻社大使俱乐部应运而生, 至今已经有55国大使在大使俱乐部平台上相互交流, 获取资讯。中外新闻社以此为契机, 拓展合作, 实现共赢, 为世界和平、稳定与发展注入正能量。
She also mentioned that the world has become a small village with close interdependence. We have to learn and respect to our diversity. After the pandemic, it is imperative to strengthen international cooperation in all fields. Home and Abroad News Press Ambassadors Clubwas officially launched on September 5th 2020, more than 55 foreign ambassadors to China actively communicate and reach for relevant information on this platform. Home and Abroad News Press takes this opportunity toexpandcooperation and achieve win-win situation, and eventually create more positive energy for world peace, stability and development.
Armenia is a republican state located in the Transcaucasus region on the border between Asia and Europe. Since 2002, the country has made great efforts to develop its foreign trade with remarkable success. The Armenian economy has achieved different levels of growth in various fields, especially the key cooperation in infrastructure development and energy sectorin Central Asia region. Ambassador of Armenia to China H.E. Mr. Sergey Manasaryangave a speech detailing the business environment in Armenia. He said that China's economy has become the second largest in the world, and its economic success is closely linked to the international market, and vice versa, and if China encounters difficulties, the world will immediately notice. China introduced the“Belt and Road Initiative” in 2013, which has provided newopportunities for cooperation between the two countries. Chinese companies and products can enter European markets through Armenia and enjoy many favorable and convenient competitive advantages.
Thailand's recent successful hosting of the 29th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting (AELM) with the theme of "Open, Connect, Balance" was also a great success for Thailand. Ambassador of Thailand to China H.E. Mr. ArthayudhSrisamoot said that China is a large economy that can play an active role in cooperation within the APECframework, such as free trade in the region. If we can promote the liberalization in the region, it will certainly promote the increase of trade, investment and other kinds of exchanges. As a regional power, China can promote multilateral cooperation in many ways. The most important task of this APEC meeting was to promote economic development, and we hope to promote economic development together, especially green economy and sustainable development.
Greece is a founding member of the United Nations and a member of the European Union, Schengen, NATO and OECD. Greece is an important country in Southeast Europe with strong presence in the Balkans. Ambassador of Greece to China H.E. Mr. EvgeniosKalpyrisgave a detailed presentation on the business environment in Greece. The most difficult period for the Greek economy was over and strong growth started gain in 2014. Now is the best time to invest in Greece.
Spendingmore than 250,000 euros to buy a property in Greece will get you and your family the right of residence to enjoy the spring flowers on the Aegean coast ...... The participants were highly interested in this information. The privatization of public assets in Greece is very transparent, and any intended individuals or organizations could participate in the open competition. The exploitation of oil is now open to overseas investors. In the shipping and tourism fields, Greece and China always have tremendous potentials for cooperation.
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China H.E. Dr. Palitha Kohonaspoke highly about enthusiastic anticipation for the upcoming Chinese tourists. Sri Lanka is an island country located on the Indian Ocean with an average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius due to its proximity to the equator. Sri Lanka has lush vegetation and is known for its natural resources such as gemstones, black tea and elephants, and enjoys the reputation of being the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean".
Sri Lanka welcomes China's “Belt and Road Initiative”, which has already benefited Sri Lanka and its people. The future of Colombo Port City, Hambantota Port and Industrial Park are expected to be the new engine of Sri Lanka's economy take-off.
At the exchange session, Commercial Counselor of Bangladesh Embassy in China Mr. Mohammad Monsour Uddin and the commercial representative of Jamaican embassy in China Mr. Durvan Prycealso made speeches, they are glad to see that China's economy is recovering rapidly after the COVID pandemic, and the two sides can be highly integrated in various fields with China. They are full of expectations for future cooperation and connections.
At the end of the meeting, all diplomats visited famous some Xiamen-based companies.