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On Wednesday, December 2, the 25th scheduled meeting of the heads of government of Russia and China was held, which was attended by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang.
The event was attended by the Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov.
The parties discussed the development of Russian-Chinese relations in the investment, industrial, energy, agricultural, scientific, educational, cultural and humanitarian fields, as well as the results of cooperation that have been achieved over the past year. According to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, it is necessary to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in all areas and expand cooperation in digitalization.
China is the Russia's main trading partner. In 2019, bilateral trade in goods and services grew by 4.3% and reached a historic high of $ 119 billion. .
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation noted that it is necessary to develop investment cooperation. To do this, the Russian Government is ready to provide all necessary support in the implementation of important investment projects that are being implemented in the fields of energy, industrial production, agriculture, and infrastructure.