China News Service, Beijing, July 31 (Yu Mengxi) The first meeting of the China-ASEAN Traditional Chinese Medicine Industry Cooperation Committee and the China-ASEAN Traditional Chinese Medicine Product Promotion Conference was held on July 30.

Xu Ningning, executive director of the China-ASEAN Business Council, said that in the face of the current severe global epidemic and economic situation, enhancing China-ASEAN cooperation is the common need of both parties, and it is also an increasingly urgent need.

The cooperation between the two parties in the Chinese medicine industry is one of the important cooperation starting points that need to be promoted urgently.

  Xu Ningning believes that in order to effectively promote cooperation in the Chinese medicine industry, China and ASEAN should include more cooperation in the Chinese medicine industry as soon as possible into a series of relevant cooperation, including the implementation of the cooperation consensus reached by the leaders and governments of both parties. In the ongoing industrial cooperation, interconnection cooperation, and sustainable development cooperation between the two parties, in the high-quality joint construction of the “Belt and Road”, in the RCEP regional open market cooperation, highlight the importance and urgency of cooperation in the Chinese medicine industry sex.

Government departments, research institutions, industry organizations and other relevant parties on both sides should work together to solve the difficulties and bottlenecks that restrict industry cooperation, so as to enhance cooperation in the Chinese medicine industry to contribute to the construction of a human health community and regional economic recovery and growth.

  Xu Ningning said that the implementation of the "Action Plan for the Implementation of the Joint Declaration on the China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity (2021-2025)" clearly requires: "In accordance with the priority areas of various countries and domestic regulations, the focus is on the protection and development of traditional medicine. Cooperate with complementary therapies and their integration into the healthcare system".

Combined with the theme of this year's China-ASEAN Sustainable Development Cooperation Year, the two sides can promote cooperation in the Chinese medicine industry as a sustainable development project.

  Wang Shijie, Vice Governor of Guizhou Province, said in his speech that Guizhou Province will give full play to the advantages of Chinese medicinal materials, continue to deepen strategic docking with ASEAN countries, and share new development opportunities; continue to develop complementary industries to build new economic support; continue to deepen communication and exchanges. Jointly build a new platform for cooperation, give full play to the advantages of the committee, build a cooperation and exchange platform for the Chinese medicine industry between Guizhou and ASEAN countries, and promote and deepen the cooperation and development of Guizhou and ASEAN countries in the field of Chinese medicine industry.

  At the meeting, Mr. Lu Kejian, the former director of the Asian Department of the Ministry of Commerce of China and the Chinese chief representative of the RCEP Industrial Cooperation Committee, announced the "China-ASEAN Chinese Medicine Industry Cooperation Committee Proposal by the Chinese Member".

  Li Xuemin, vice president of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce, said that Chinese medicine is part of the Chinese culture. Singapore's Chinese medicine has developed greatly after the 1970s, but Singapore has almost no Chinese medicine resources.

As one of the four major producing areas of Chinese medicinal materials, Guizhou has unique resource advantages and industrial transformation advantages.

In order to enhance the cooperation between China and Singapore in the traditional Chinese medicine industry, it is recommended that Guizhou pharmaceutical companies pay attention to the development of product formulations, improve product safety, and implement the "going out" strategy to set up distributors and factories in Singapore.

  Gao Quan, secretary of the China Association for the Promotion of Chinese Medicine Research, said that Singaporean Chinese medicine practitioners can practice after passing the examination of the Ministry of Health of their country.

There are hundreds of thousands of traditional medicine workers in Indonesia.

Vietnam's traditional Chinese medicine market is active, and traditional Chinese medicine is very popular there.

"Traditional Chinese medicine treatment" has become an important and independent part of the second edition of Laos's new coronary pneumonia diagnosis and treatment plan.

The Malaysian Anti-epidemic Working Group on Traditional Chinese Medicine issued the "Guidelines for the Safety of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners in Malaysia (COVID-19)".

In Southeast Asian countries such as Cambodia, the Philippines, and Brunei, Chinese medicine has also been developed to varying degrees.

  Gao Quan suggested that academic exchanges and cooperation in Chinese medicine should be used as the basic carrier. On the one hand, under the framework of the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area, China should promote the smooth flow of Chinese medicine trade. Registration of drugs and health products in various ways to form a well-known brand to expand the influence of Chinese medicine; promote the development of "Internet + Chinese medicine", leverage on the interconnection plan between China and ASEAN, and make full use of the Internet and big data advantages of Guizhou in the cloud , To support powerful Chinese medicine companies to "go global," and to build Chinese medicine logistics and distribution centers in Guizhou and other places to expand the Southeast Asian Chinese medicine trade market.

On the other hand, spread the culture of Chinese medicine in a rich and novel way through spillover effects, give full play to the role of overseas Chinese and Chinese, further develop Chinese medicine, and make good use of Chinese medicine resources to promote the communication between the people of China and Southeast Asia, and to improve the quality and upgrade of China-ASEAN cooperation. .

  Lin Dangan, a member of the Chinese Medicine Management Committee of the Ministry of Health of Thailand, chairman of the Thai Chinese Medical Physicians Association, and Dean of the Thai Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, said that besides China, Thailand is the first country to declare the full legalization of Chinese medicine, and has entered Chinese medicine and western medicine. In November last year, the Ministry of Health of Thailand and the Federation of Thai Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners jointly held the "Thailand TCM Legalization 20th Anniversary Celebration". At the critical moment of the third wave of the new coronavirus epidemic in Thailand, the Ministry of Health of the Thai government approved Chinese medicine to join the front line of treatment for new crown virus infection. I am the director of the Chinese Medicine Anti-epidemic Center and work on the front line of Chinese medicine anti-epidemic. Welcome the Chinese medicine industry of Guizhou Province to invest and cooperate in Thailand, introduce Guizhou's specialty and high-quality Chinese medicinal materials to Thailand and promote them to ASEAN countries. (Finish)