Reference rates14.12.2018 / 1.1285 / 7.7880
The Activities of the Association for the Promotion of Agricultural Cooperation between China and CEE Countries shall deepen and strengthen the cooperation in agriculture between China and the CEE countries on a mutually beneficial basis through sharing ideas, exchange of good practices and research for innovative solutions. Such cooperation shall broaden the horizons of the countries, helping them to find a sustainable model of agriculture, as well as to promote the development of trade in agricultural and food products between them.
The Association shall assist in strengthening bilateral and multilateral cooperation between China and CEE countries in the field of agriculture and food by identifying and selecting its key areas and by stimulating efficient interaction between economic entities of the countries. The Association shall be a platform for planning and promoting the implementation of practical cooperation between real entities in agriculture – associations and companies engaged in agriculture, harvesting and processing of produce, manufacturers of food, beverages and equipment for agriculture, traders and investors in those fields.
In order to promote the further development of trade relations in the agricultural sector between China and the CEE countries, the Association could assist in opening of National Pavilions of CEE countries in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone as a permanent trading platform. Thus it will be made possible the promotion of agricultural products from CEE countries which could find good reception in the Chinese market such as meat and meat products, milk and dairy products, canned fruit and vegetables and juices, honey, mushrooms, wine and alcoholic beverages, mineral water, tobacco and tobacco products, etc.
The Association shall function as a platform for the promotion on bilateral and multilateral basis of business contacts and business interaction between companies, organizations and associations of China and the 16 CEE countries and thus it will contribute to the conclusion of specific transactions for trading agricultural and food products, it will assist in attracting and making investments in the field of agriculture and food industry, it will contribute to the establishment of joint ventures and it will support the implementation of various bilateral and multilateral projects in the field of agriculture and food.
As regards the Association’s operation as an information link between China and CEE countries, a platform shall be set up for cooperation contacts, database exchange and establishment of a contact network between Chinese institutions, organizations and enterprises and their counterparts in the 16 CEE countries, for facilitating business contacts, exchange of information and other matters of mutual interest.
The official website of the Association for the Promotion of Agricultural Cooperation under the Initiative for Cooperation between China and CEE countries http://china2ceec.org provides a single database and is an efficient tool for searching and finding up-to-date investment projects, appropriate business partners, producers and traders from all the fields of the agricultural sector.
Through the single database, the contact points of the network of all 17 countries shall exchange information and disseminate offers for business cooperation. It shall be possible to find manufacturing, trade or financial partners in the offer bulletin.
The single database shall help encourage trade in agricultural and food products by providing timely information about the trade fairs and agricultural exhibitions traditionally carried out in China and CEE countries.