14 September 2020, the EU and China signed a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications (GIs) in China and 100 Chinese GIs in the European Union against usurpation and imitation. This agreement, first concluded in November 2019, should bring reciprocal trade benefits as well as introducing consumers to guaranteed, quality products on both sides. It reflects the commitment of the EU and China to deliver on their commitment taken at previous EU-China Summits and to adhere to international rules as a basis for trade relations.
On 8th September, Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua invited representatives of eight foreign chambers of commerce to a roundtable discussion hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke was invited to speak first, and outlined for Vice Premier Hu how European Chamber members had supported China in bringing the COVID-19 outbreak under control, as well as the recent difficulties in bringing foreign teachers back to China.
On 14th August, President Jörg Wuttke had a lunch meeting with Ambassador Wu Hongbo, first special representative for European affairs. The discussion covered topics such as Huawei, 5G, Tiktok in Europe, Hong Kong, European Union (EU)-China investment agreement, and United States (US)-China relations.
Nepal and China are nations with deep civilizational linkages dating back to antiquity. On Aug 1,1955, Nepal and the People's Republic of China established diplomatic relations, ushering into a new age the deep and ancient bonds of friendship between the two countries and the two peoples.
The ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future' campaign launched by the Commission and the international advocacy organisation Global Citizen will culminate in a global pledging summit and concert on Saturday 27 June. The aim is to mobilise additional funding to develop and deploy coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments. Access to vaccines everywhere, for everyone who needs them, will enable the world to overcome this pandemic and avoid another.It will also help rebuild communities impacted by the pandemic in a fair and just way.
May 21, 2020, the European Commission adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system. The two strategies are mutually reinforcing, bringing together nature, farmers, business and consumers for jointly working towards a competitively sustainable future.