On the morning of December 9th, Deputy Consul General Sachi Claringbould of the Dutch Consulate in Shanghai visited our council with Richard van Ostende, Chief Representative of Netherlands Business Support Office in Nanjing. Chairman Yin Jianqing of our council received the guests.
This was Sachi Claringbould’s first visit to Nanjing. Yin Jianqing introduced the economic and social development of Jiangsu and the economic and trade investment cooperation with the Netherlands to the guests, as well as the long-term friendly cooperation between our council and the Netherlands Business Support Office in Nanjing. Sachi Claringbould focused on the development of Dutch enterprises in Jiangsu and the advantageous industries in the Netherlands, including agricultural food, innovation, high-tech and logistics. She said that next year would usher in the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Netherlands. Jiangsu is an important economic and trade partner of the Netherlands. During the “14th five-year plan” period, the two nations will strengthen cooperation in various fields such as trade, investment and cultural exchanges.
Yin Jianqing agreed and said that the Netherlands and Jiangsu had many topics in common and a lot of space for cooperation. He suggested that the Deputy Consul General should visit Jiangsu for more investigations and jointly provide practical services for the economic and trade exchanges and cooperation between enterprises of the two sides.