China News Service, Beijing, October 28 (Reporter Li Xiaoyu) According to the news from the Ministry of Commerce of China on the 28th, Wang Shouwen, Vice Minister of Commerce and Deputy Representative for International Trade Negotiations, stated that China is firmly opposed to suppressing and restricting enterprises from other countries in the name of "national security."
Wang Shouwen pointed out at a small WTO ministerial meeting on the evening of the 27th that unilateralism and protectionism are detrimental to the global fight against the epidemic and economic recovery. China firmly opposes suppressing and restricting enterprises from other countries in the name of "national security."
He said that China will successfully host the third China International Import Expo and welcome all parties to actively participate in jointly helping the global economic and trade recovery.
According to reports, the exhibition area of this year's CIIE has exceeded that of the previous one, and the number of Fortune 500 and industry leading enterprises participating in the Expo has also reached the previous scale.
At this small WTO ministerial meeting, all parties also discussed how to promote the completion of fishery subsidy negotiations.
Wang Shouwen said that the negotiation of fishery subsidies is an important area where the WTO will contribute to the realization of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
China is committed to strengthening the sustainable use of fishery resources and severely cracking down on illegal fishing with a "zero tolerance" attitude.
China is willing to continue to work with all parties to promote the agreement on fishery subsidies as soon as possible.