China seeks to consolidate ties with Jordan — envoy

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AMMAN — Trade relations between Jordan and China are prospering, as evident in the volume of trade exchange between the two countries, China’s Ambassador Chen Chuandong said.اضافة اعلان

The ambassador told Jordan News that Jordanian olive oil, and other products are being promoted in the market in China.

By the same token, Chinese goods sold in the Jordanian market are popular, especially that they “are of good quality, and are sold at reasonable prices”.

The envoy pointed to China-made electric cars, saying they have swept markets worldwide, including Jordan. “They boast of many high features, in addition to being affordable and stylish,” he said.

He explained that the importance of the electric cars is they are environmentally friendly. “Hopefully more of these cars will be made, so that everyone can have them,” he added.

The ambassador’s remarks came during a press conference on the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. The press meeting was held at the embassy in Amman on Wednesday.

The communist congress meeting, held every five years, is the largest political event of the Communist Party, and China as a whole. It was held October 16–22 in the Chinese capital of Beijing, where it reviewed the work of the party in the past five years, and the changes that emerged in the country in the past decade.

The ambassador said that Sino-Arab economic and trade cooperation has achieved fruitful results, adding that China has been the largest trading partner of Arab countries for many years.

The volume of trade exchange between China and Arab countries has reached $330 billion, a $110 billion increase compared with a decade ago, the ambassador said.

He said China and Arab countries worked closely to overcome the difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. China donated a large number of vaccines to Arab countries, and is also cooperating in the production of vaccines locally.

According to the results of the congress meeting, the central task of the Communist Party has become to unite with people of different nationalities across the country, and to lead them to achieving a modern socialist state.

The meeting also outlined ambitious broad lines for China’s development, among them is accelerating the establishment of a new development pattern, and focusing on promoting high-quality development. It said China will continue to implement the strategy of “promoting the nation through science and education.”

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