Han Zheng Meets with Dutch Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra

On May 24, 2023, Vice President Han Zheng met in Beijing with Dutch Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra.

Han Zheng said that China and the Netherlands are open and practical partners of comprehensive cooperation. Under the strategic guidance of the two heads of state, bilateral relations have been developing continuously. The economies of China and the Netherlands are highly complementary, with huge cooperation potential and a sound momentum of growth in bilateral trade. China is ready to work with the Netherlands to bring more benefits to the two peoples through practical cooperation in various fields. China and the Netherlands are both supporters, participants and beneficiaries of economic globalization and free trade. The two sides need to take a long-term view and look ahead to the future, strengthen communication and exchanges, focus on mutual benefit and win-win results, create better conditions for cooperation between companies of the two countries, and promote the stability and smoothness of global industrial and supply chains.

Hoekstra said that the Netherlands and China enjoy sound bilateral relations with remarkable cooperation results and broad prospects for development. China has made great achievements in economic and social development, which is impressive and encouraging. The Dutch side is ready to maintain close exchanges with the Chinese side and constantly advance bilateral relations.