Chinese Ambassador attends launch of local branch of Romanian-Chinese Association in Timisoara

  • A prestigious company from China (ZTE) will hire 150 locals in the IT&C field


A local branch of the Romanian-Chinese Association was launched on Tuesday in Timisoara, with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Romania, Xu Feihong, in attendance.

He remarked that the inauguration of the branch represented a platform for new cooperation and diverse bilateral exchanges, promotion of mutual understating and stimulation of exchanges of experience between the two countries.

‘This shows that exchanges between the Timisoara City and the Timis County and China advanced in the economic sector (…) The most important thing it that a prestigious company from China (ZTE) operating in the IT&C field has a branch in Timisoara, which will hire 150 locals. We also have Smithfield in Timisoara that cooperates really well with China, with the frozen pork products by Smithfield to be exported to the Chinese market. We hope that exports of pork meat from Romania to become a new growth point in terms of the Romanian-Chinese trade exchanges and we want the pork meat to reach the Chinese tables as soon as possible,’ Xu Feihong told a press conference.

The Chinese diplomat stated that, besides the agrofood and the information technology sector, cooperation could extend in other fields to with the Timis County.

‘The representatives of the Chinese Development Bank and the ZTE company voiced hope and wished at the same time to cooperate with Timisoara and Romania in other fields too, such as infrastructure, transport and energy, car industry,’ Chinese Ambassador Xu Feihong said.

Among the members of the Chinese delegation was also a representative of the Chinese Development Bank.


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