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8th Edition of the Arab-Chinese Businessmen Conference and 6th Investment Seminar

8th Edition of the Arab-Chinese Businessmen Conference and 6th Investment Seminar

Thursday 04-04-2019

The 8th Edition of the Arab-Chinese Conference of Businessmen and the 6th Session of the Seminar on Investment were held on 2 April 2019 in Tunis, as part of the China-Arab Countries Cooperation Forum, and under the High Patronage of Mr. Youssef Chahed, Head of Government.

Under the theme "Sharing Investment Opportunities and Implementing Development Approaches", this edition recorded the participation of nearly 600 delegates and businessmen from China and Arab countries, including several ministers, ambassadors and high level guests.

The work of this conference led to the adoption by both Arab and Chinese parties of the "Tunis Declaration" which mainly promotes the following:
- Strengthening Chinese-Arab cooperation in several areas such as infrastructure, digital technology, artificial intelligence, e-commerce;
- Strengthening Chinese-Arab cooperation in several areas such as infrastructure, digital technology, artificial intelligence, e-commerce;
- Supporting SMEs and strengthening Public Private Partnerships;
- Strengthening financial cooperation between China and the Arab countries;
- Exchanging information on trade data as well as capacity building and sharing good practices in the field of export promotion;
- Strengthening cooperation between research institutes, encouraging the transfer of technology in the agricultural sector and setting up Arab-Chinese investment projects.

This event was co-organised by the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States and the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade "CCPIT" in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency "FIPA-Tunisia", and the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Crafts "UTICA".

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