The sixth meeting of Central and Eastern European Countries and China, the so-called 16+1, ended in Hungary with big numbers.
China pledged more than three billion U.S. dollars in funding for development and investment projects in the region.
A new freight train service was launched from Budapest to China’s Hunan Province, running more than 10.000 kilometers and facilitating trade.
CGTN’s Aljosa Milenkovic explains this shift to the east.
- Grzegorz Kolodko, a former Polish Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance
- Tamas Matura, founder of the Central and Eastern Europe Center for Asian Studies
- Anton Fedyashin, a professor of history at the American University
- Victor Gao, an international relations expert
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) November 27, 2017
Premier Li Keqiang vows to bring cooperation between China and the 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC) and relations between China and Hungary to a higher level https://t.co/YqMJDQsEwE pic.twitter.com/yv32Gxm98M
— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) November 26, 2017