Finland seeks to boost trade relations with China
Finland has high hopes to step up bilateral co-operation with China
The areas identified are technological, innovation, clean energy, urbanisation and sustainable development. The agreement was reached at the visit of Chinese political adviser Yu Zhengsheng, Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
As we recall, these efforts were not successful in the past, whereas Switzerland will sign its model FTA Free Trade Agreement in Beijing. Also the EU has stated its intent to conclude an FTA, however no negotiations are initiated.( See also TextileFuture’s News of May 17, 2013)