Jordan, China have potential for closer economic cooperation, says Chinese envoy

Amman, Jordan is a good friend of China and that the two countries have more potential for closer cooperation in the economic, trade and investment fields, Chinese ambassador to Jordan Pan Weifang said.

In an interview with the Jordan News Agency (Petra) on the sidelines of a meeting organized by the Chinese embassy with representatives from private and public institutions on Monday, he said that the two countries should take down barriers to expanded cooperation and partnership.

“The Chinese embassy in Amman convened the forum and invited officials from several ministries and institutions in order to discuss boosting Chinese investment in the Kingdom, to come up with ideas for projects in Jordan, help us overcome obstacles and face challenges,” Weifang said.

He said the participants had important expertise in the field of trade and export and they have over 4 decades of experience in the Chinese market, and they know how to succeed, adding that “they advised us on how to overcome obstacles and on the opportunities for Chinese investment in Jordan.

The envoy said that there is an opportunity to know how to remove obstacles standing in the way of moving forward to lay the foundations for Chinese investments that can use Jordan as a gateway for the regional and international markets.

He said that China last year organized the first China International import- expo , and it intends to hold the second fair in November, calling on Jordanian businessmen to participate and explore available opportunities for exporting to the Chinese market and familiarize the Chinese people with Jordanian products.

Source: Jordan News Agency