October 26, 2018
On October 26 (Fri.), 2018, in line with the convening of the First Japan-China Forum on Third Country Business Cooperation in Beijing, governmental organizations, companies and economic associations of Japan and China signed 52 memorandums of cooperation (MOCs).
1. First Japan-China Forum on Third Country Business Cooperation
On October 26 (Fri.), 2018, the First Japan-China Forum on Third Country Business Cooperation was held in Beijing. As representatives of the Government of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister, Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Mr. Taro Kono, Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended the forum, while from the Government of China, H.E. Mr. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council, H.E. Dr. Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce, and H.E. Mr. He Lifeng, Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, attended. The forum brought together approximately 1,400 participants, including top executives of major industrial players in Japan and China, and participants exchanged proactive views.
2. MOCs signed between Japan and China
In line with the convening of the forum, governmental organizations, companies, economic associations and other entities of Japan and China signed and exchanged 52 MOCs. These MOCs target a wide variety of fields and activities, including infrastructure, distribution, IT, healthcare, and finance.
- For further details, please see the Appendix attached to the Japanese language press release.(PDF:162KB)
Division in Charge
Policy Planning and Coordination Division & Trade Finance Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau