BOAO, Hainan — Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli highlighted economic globalization on March 24 while meeting with entrepreneurs attending the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).
“We will firmly push forward economic globalization, promote the liberalization and facilitation of trade and investment, and oppose all forms of trade protectionism,” he said at a symposium on the sidelines of the BFA annual conference in Hainan province.
China will promote economic globalization through reform and innovation, and grasp the opportunities offered by the digital economy to promote structural reform and enhance global economic cooperation, he said.
Zhang also expressed confidence in Asian regional cooperation.
Countries in the region should jointly maintain peaceful and stable development environment, establish the concept of cooperation and mutual benefits, and hold the spirit of openness, inclusiveness and balance, said Zhang.