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Li Keqiang promotes economic cooperation with Taiwan

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The Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, called on both sides of the Taiwan Strait to expand and deepen economic cooperation

Li said he hopes Taiwan can take advantage of development opportunities generated by the mainland stable economic growth. The prime minister made the remarks while meeting with Vincent Siew, honorary president of the Common Market Foundation Strait between Taiwan-based, in the framework of the 2014 Annual Conference of the Boao Forum for Asia.

He also expressed his belief that the comprehensive reform and greater openness mainland inject a strong impetus to economic cooperation between the two sides of the Strait.

The mainland first want to share development opportunities with Taiwan and extend the range of its openness to Taiwan, in an effort to boost economic integration and set-Strait development, he said.

In a context of economic globalization and regional economic integration, closer economic relations between the two sides of the Strait will create better conditions for Taiwan to participate in regional integration, Li said.

The Prime Minister promised to look after the interests of the Taiwan compatriots during the economic cooperation between the two sides of the Strait.

Vincent Siew urged both sides to develop economic strategic dialogue and policy coordination between Straits and to build economic cooperation mechanisms with distinctive features Straits.

source: Xinhua

traslation: Belén Zapata