I am very pleased to meet my friends from the canadian business community on the other side of the pacific. My current feeling can be best expressed by an ancient chinese remark “ How delightful I am to have friends coming from afar!”
The chinese government attaches great importance to the development of bilateral economic and trade relations and appreciates the efforts made by the canadianchinese trade council
, serving as a bridge linking the business communities of our two great nations. I commend all the members of the council for their efforts in promoting trade with china. Canada is a country with well developed industries and abundant resources while china has plentiful supply of labor force and potential of huge market. We hope to see canadian enterprises can make full use of their technicle and fianancial advantages and compete well in the chinese market.