The Lithuanian government is inviting Chinese companies to use the country as a gateway to the European market.
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Government Chancellor Algirdas Stoncaitis, who met on Friday with You Quan, head of the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee of China's Communist Party, has invited China's finance minister and its central bank governor to participate in the 17+1 (China, Central and Eastern Europe) High-Level Financial Technology Forum in Vilnius in late November.

"Small as it is, Lithuania happens to be a very active member of the European Union, and we can be for you a country of opportunity in the European Union," Stoncaitis said in a press release

"Therefore, we invite and encourage China's companies to use Lithuania as a gateway to the European market," he said. We invite you to continue our close cooperation in looking for new opportunities in each other’s markets and further strengthening our bilateral relations".

The government chancellor is travelling to China next week to meet with top officials at the Foreign Ministry and the National Development and Reform Commission, and to take part in a 17+1 event, the Road and Belt Conference and a Lithuania-China business forum.

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