XI Jinping: the Country’s “Belt and road” will resist protectionism

Си Цзиньпин: Страны «Пояса и пути» будут противостоять протекционизму

The countries participating in the initiative the Chinese government’s “One belt and one road” will work together to uphold the principles of an open global economy and to resist protectionism. About it on April 27 at the first round table of the same name of the forum, said the Chinese President, XI Jinping, reports TASS.

“Currently the world economy is experiencing a difficult period of uncertainty and instability. All this is accompanied by lack of points of growth”, – said the leader of China. He stressed that “in this context is the promotion of interconnectedness becomes even more important.”

“We need to work closely to accelerate cooperation mechanism, establishing partnerships and comprehensive interconnectedness,” stressed the Chinese President.

XI Jinping stressed the cooperation in the field of digital economy. This, according to him, should contribute to innovative growth.

We will remind, about 150 countries and international organizations participate in the forum of international cooperation “One belt and one road”, which takes place in Beijing. The forum was attended by more than three dozen heads of state and government, including Vladimir Putin. Today the Russian leader will participate in three working meetings (two of them in the format of “round tables”, one working lunch).