European and US National Think Tank Delegation Visited the Pangoal Institution to Talk About
European and US National Think Tank Delegation Visited the Pangoal Institution to Talk About

On November 18th, President Xi Jinping attended the 26th APEC Economic Leaders' Informal Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, and delivered an important speech entitled "To seize the opportunities of the times and seek common prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region" .President Xi said that "the wise man seeks the right time" and stands at the crossroads of historical progress. He should recognize the general trend of the world, grasp the economic pulse, clarify the future direction, and answer the proposition of the times. At the same time, President Xi stressed that "China's determination to support free and open trade and open to the world will not be shaken."

In this context, on the morning of November 26, the European and American national think tank delegation visited the Pangoal Institution and exchanged views with the Pangoal Institution scholars on "a fully open China and the world." The the Pangoal Institution was the first stop of the delegation to Beijing. The delegation was headed by Jason Tower, director of the Global Friendship Program of the American Friends Service Committee, and Director of the Advisory Department of Asia House. Ed Ratcliffe and Manuel Herranz, a Chinese expert at CátedraChina, are also led by the East West Institute and the UK policy. The Center for Policy Studies, the Cambridge China Center and the experts and scholars of the Global Youth Leadership Forum in Spain participated. Li Shijia, director of the Information Department of the International Liaison Department, and deputy director of the Americas and Oceania Institute of the Ministry of Commerce, also attended the meeting.

The American Friendship Service Committee is committed to maintaining social justice and promoting peace and humanitarian cause. It is one of the most well-known large peace organizations. The East-West Institute is one of the current people's think tanks with an official background and important influence on government decision-making. The Asian House was established in 1996 by British diplomats to promote political and economic development between Europe and Asia, focusing on trade. , investment and public policy, providing advice to governments, public institutions and private companies. The Cambridge China Center was established in June 2018 to connect China and the UK with high quality. The UK Policy Research Centre is a Conservative Party think tank founded by former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s and has a strong influence in the UK; the Spanish Global Youth Leadership Forum focuses on how to deal with the problems that human society may face in the future, and How to strengthen dialogue and communication between regions and countries, and work together to build a better world. Founded in 2012, the Spanish Zhihua Lecture is a comprehensive platform for information analysis and discussion. The main purpose is to enhance the understanding of the Spanish-speaking world and deepen the bilateral friendly relations between Spain and China.

The symposium was presided over by Wang Yue, deputy secretary general of the Pangoal Institution. At the beginning of the meeting, Zhou Mi, deputy director of the Institute of Americas and Oceania Studies of the Ministry of Commerce, said that this year marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up. China adheres to the maintenance of the multilateral system of the World Trade Organization and hopes to reform on the basis of consensus. The efficiency of trade organizations. China has also been adhering to the development concept of opening up to the world, hoping to share the benefits of China's development with all parties. Later, Liang Yabin, a senior researcher at the Pangoal Institution, believed that the economic miracle since the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up not only came from China's own efforts, but also benefited from the connection between China and the world and the free and smooth exchanges with Western countries. The situation between China and the United States is not optimistic. China should continue to maintain its links with the world, especially the United States, in order to seek greater development. Cui Shoujun, a senior researcher at the Pangoal Institution and deputy director of the Department of Diplomacy at the School of International Studies at Renmin University of China, pointed out that China's opening includes China's opening up to the world and China becoming more international. China's development path is unique, compared to criticizing China. To abide by Western rules, how to make full use of China's economic and financial development should be the focus of consideration. Gong Ting, a researcher at the Pangoal Institution and an assistant researcher at the Institute of American Studies at the China Institute of International Studies, also expressed his views. In the new round of deepening reforms and the pursuit of multilateralism, China is very willing to play an important role in the world economy by providing more Multi-regional public goods, more inclusive and open ways to change the world and influence the world. Finally, Wei Liping, a researcher at the Pangoal Institution, also expressed his views on the environmental protection industry of the Chinese economy. She believes that it is very important to develop green China in the new era. China's environmental protection industry is developing rapidly and hopes to deepen international cooperation in the field of environmental protection.

Subsequently, European and American think tank scholars also made speeches. Zhang Jiesheng, director of the Global Accounts Program of the American Friendship Service Committee, said that China is increasingly playing a leading role in international cooperation. In the process, China faces many challenges. For example, in the United Nations, China is required to take on more responsibilities. And obligations. In the past 40 years, the international community has harvested many energetic achievements from the opening up of China. Learning from China's experience, and seriously considering what the Belt and Road can bring, and the fragile areas and conflicts between the communities that are connected in series, such as Pakistan and Myanmar, are worth exploring. Andrews Kuhn, senior project assistant of the Global Communications and Cooperation Department of the East and West Institute, believes that China has played a leading role in building cybersecurity and has shaped new world rules. The barriers to global ICT trade are also disappearing. Ed Letickov, director of the Asia House Research and Consulting Department, pointed out that the import and export trade between China and the United States has always played an important role, especially in China and the United States, as well as important markets in other countries in the world. The Chinese market is very large. Especially when China's middle class developed, demand became more and more prosperous, which attracted many European companies. Zhang Wei, a senior researcher at the China Center in Cambridge, said that considering the domestic dimension of the Belt and Road Initiative is a deeper understanding of China's development. China is an ancient civilization that links Chinese traditional culture with Western learning and can understand China more deeply. Datang analysts at the UK Policy Research Center and Jacques Bloomberg, president of the Spanish Global Youth Leadership Forum, believe that China is playing a leading role in the world order and can be a potential leader while deepening Central Europe Cooperation and exchange have raised expectations. In addition, Jose Duke and Manuel Elans, experts on Chinese issues in the Zhihua lecture hall in Spain, said that the 1990s can be called a new era of world development. During this period, confidence in economic development was abnormal. Importantly, "cooperation" also has new concepts in the new era.

In the subsequent free discussion session, Chinese and foreign scholars conducted further exchanges and discussions on how to build trust between China and other countries and how Chinese companies need to train internationalization. Li Dezheng and Huang Han, research fellows of the International Liaison Department of the CPC Central Committee, also attended the meeting.

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