亚洲无码

  • <th id="qgijl"><sup id="qgijl"></sup></th>

      <object id="qgijl"></object>
    1. <code id="qgijl"><em id="qgijl"></em></code>
      <strike id="qgijl"></strike><tr id="qgijl"></tr>

      Home> Bilateral Cooperation > In Brief

      Bilateral Relations

        

      I. Bilateral Political Relations

      The People's Republic of China and Jamaica formally established diplomatic relations on November 21, 1972. In 1973, China opened its Embassy in Jamaica. In May 1992, the Jamaican government accredited its resident ambassador to Japan as its non-resident ambassador to China.

      Over the past 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties, bilateral friendly relations and cooperation in the political, economic, cultural and other fields have developed steadily. In international affairs, the two countries share much common ground and common interests and have always supported and closely cooperated with each other.

      On September 23-29, 1976, Deputy Prime Minister David Coore visited China. It was the first official Jamaican delegation to visit China after the establishment of diplomatic relations. Premier Hua Guofeng met with the delegation. The two sides signed a trade agreement, a commodity loan agreement concerning China's assistance of 5,000 ton rice to Jamaica and a protocol on a project of polyester cotton mill with Chinese assistance.

      In July, 1978, Vice-Premier Geng Biao of the State Council paid an official visit to Jamaica. Vice-Premier Geng met with the Jamaican Governor-General and held talks with Jamaican Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister on international situation and bilateral relations.

      On October 5-10, 1982, Vice-Foreign Minister Han Xu paid a working visit to Jamaica and attended the UN Conference on International Law of the Sea. The Vice-Minister held talks with Mr. Shearer, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jamaica.

      On June 6-11, 1985, a Jamaican Government Delegation headed by Mr. Hugh Lawson Shearer, Jamaican Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade paid an official visit to China. This was the first senior delegation to visit China ever since Jamaican Labor Party had come to power. Acting Premier Wan Li met with the delegation. Vice-Premier Yao Yilin and Minister Zheng Tuobin of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade and Vice-Foreign Minister Zhu Qizhen held talks respectively with the delegation.

      On May 24-28, 1986, a Chinese Government Economic Delegation led by Vice-Minister Lu Xuejian of MOFERT visited Jamaica. Vice-Minister Lu held talks with the Jamaican side on bilateral trade, the construction of a polyester cotton mill and a bamboo weaving project.

      On January 14-21, 1990, a Jamaican Parliamentary Delegation led by Mr. Headly Cunningham, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Mr. Courtney Fletcher, Deputy President of the Senate visited China. President Yang Shangkun, Chairman Wan Li of NPC Standing Committee and Foreign Minister Qian Qichen met respectively with the delegation.

      On April 3-7, 1990, a Chinese Government Delegation headed by Madame Wu Wenying, Minister of Textile Industry visited Jamaica. During the visit, Madame Wu attended the launching ceremony of the Polyester Cotton Mill, a Sino-Jamaican joint venture.

      On June 2-6, 1991, Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley visited China. It was the first visit of a Jamaican Prime Minister to China. Premier Li Peng, General Secretary Jiang Zemin and President Yang Shangkun met successively with the Jamaican Prime Minister. During the visit, the two sides signed an Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Economic Cooperation, an Agreement on the Provision of Loans by the Government of the People's Republic of China to the Government of Jamaica and a Cultural Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica.

      On April 13-20, 1992, a delegation of the National People's Congress headed by Vice-Chairman Wang Hanbin of the NPC Standing Committee visited Jamaica. Jamaican Governor-General, President of the Senate and Opposition Leader held separate meetings with Vice-Chairman Wang.

      On July 19-22, 1992, a Chinese Government Delegation led by Secretary-General Luo Gan of the State Council visited Jamaica. Jamaican Governor-General and Prime Minister met respectively with the delegation.

      From October 31 to November 6, 1993, Mr. Paul Robertson, Jamaican Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade visited China. Chairman Qiao Shi of NPC Standing Committee met with the minister and his entourage. Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister Qian Qichen held talks with Robertson. The two foreign ministers also signed an exchange of notes on the provision of a batch of general goods by the Chinese Government to the Jamaican Government.

      On August 17-20, 1994, Vice-Foreign Minister Liu Huaqiu visited Jamaica. During the visit, the Vice-Minister paid a courtesy call on Jamaican Acting Governor-General Gordon and Deputy Prime Minister Seymour Mullings.

      On June 2-7, 1995, Chairman Li Ruihuan of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee visited Jamaica. Chairman Li called on Jamaican Governor-General Howard Cooke, Prime Minister Percival Patterson, House Speaker Carl Marshall, Opposition Leader Edward Seagar and other government officials. Chairman Li held talks with Jamaican Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Seymour Mullings. Chairman Li also donated a batch of general goods worth one million RMB Yuan to the Jamaican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and the Jamaican Parliament.

      On June 2-7, 1996, Jamaican Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Seymour Mullings visited China. Premier Li Peng of the State Council, Chairman Li Ruihuan of the CPPCC National Committee and Madame Wu Yi, Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation met respectively with him. Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister Qian Qichen held talks with Mullings and signed with the latter an Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on the Avoidance of Double Income Taxation and Prevention of Tax Evasion and an exchange of notes on the provision of a batch of general goods by the Chinese Government to the Jamaican Government.

      On June 20-27, 1996, Jamaican Leader of the Labor Party and former Prime Minister Edward Seagar visited China. Chairman Li Ruihuan of the CPPCC National Committee met with him. Head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Li Shuzhen held working talks with Seagar.

      On August 25-29, 1996, Jamaican House Speaker Carl Marshall visited China. Chairman Qiao Shi of NPC Standing Committee and Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister Qian Qichen respectively met with Marshall and his party.

      On July 25-27, 1998, Vice-Premier Qian Qichen visited Jamaica. Jamaican Prime Minister Patterson, Governor-General Cooke met with Vice-Premier Qian respectively. During the visit, the two sides signed an exchange of notes on a grant aid provided by the Chinese Government to the Government of Jamaica.

      On October 7-12, 1998, Jamaican Prime Minister Percival Patterson visited China. Premier Zhu Rongji held talks with the visiting Prime Minister. President Jiang Zemin and the CPPCC National Committee Chairman Li Ruihuan met with him respectively. The two sides signed a Framework Agreement of a Preferential Loan Provided by the Chinese Government to the Jamaican Government.

      From May 21 to June 1, 1999, Jamaican Governor-General and Patron of Jamaica-China Friendship Association Sir Howard Cooke paid a private visit to China at the invitation of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. President Jiang Zemin met with Cooke and his entourage.

      On February 21, 2000, Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan sent a congratulatory telegraph to Paul Robertson on his assumption of the new post as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs of Jamaica.

      On May 19, 2000, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica formally notified the Chinese Embassy in Jamaica of its agreement to the nomination of Mr. Guo Chongli as the new ambassador to Jamaica by the Chinese government.

      On June 5, 2000, Jamaican government agreed to the recommendation of Mr. Zhou Yuejing by the Chinese Government as the Jamaican Honorable Consul to Shanghai.

      On July 14, 2000, new Chinese Ambassador Guo Chongli presented his credentials to Jamaican Governor-General Cooke.

      On November 5-9, 2000, Mr. Qi Huaiyuan, member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC and former president of Chinese People's Association of Friendship with Foreign Countries, headed a delegation to visit Jamaica and met with Prime Minister Patterson. Governor-General Cooke, who is also the patron of Jamaican-Chinese Friendship Association, held a dinner in honor of the delegation.

      On May 7-9, 2001, Vice-President of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Wan Jifei visited Jamaica at head of a Chinese economic and trade delegation. During the visit, Wan called on Mme Patricia Francis, Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs and President of International Trade Promotion of Jamaica, as well as Executive Chairperson of the Chamber of Commerce Mme Maria Bryan. The Chinese delegation visited the free trade zone and some enterprises in Kingston.

      From June 28 to July 1, 2001, at the invitation of the Jamaican Foreign Ministry, Assistant Foreign Minister Zhou Wenzhong visited Jamaica. During his visit, Zhou called on Jamaican Governor-General Cook, Deputy Prime Minister Marlins and Foreign Minister Robertson, and held talks with Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Bogle.

      On Oct. 10-14, 2001, at the invitation of the Information Industry, Jamaican Minister of Industry, Commerce and Technology Powell paid a working visit to China. Vice-Minister of Information Industry of China Lou Qinjian met with Powell and held a dinner in his honor. The Jamaican delegation also visited Tianjin and Shenzhen.

      On April 13-18, 2002, at the invitation of Jamaican Ministry of Finance, Vice-Minister of Finance Luo Jiwei visited Jamaica. During the visit, Luo paid a courtesy call on Jamaican Acting Governor-General and held talks respectively with Finance Minister Davies and Director of Planning Administration Wesley. On behalf of the Chinese Government, Vice-Minister Luo presented two computers to the Jamaican youth field and track tournament.

      On September 11-18, 2002, at the invitation of the Jamaican Parliament, a NPC delegation headed by Xu Dengxin, Member of NPC Standing Committee and Vice-Chairman of its Foreign Affairs Committee, paid a visit to Jamaica. Jamaican Governor-General Cooke, Speaker of the House of Representatives Neilson, Deputy Speaker Williams and Vice-President of the Senate Douglas met with the delegation respectively. The delegation also met with Jamaican Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Knight and the Opposition leader of the Senate Hardeen.

      On October 24-27, 2002, at the invitation of Jamaican ruling People's National Party, Deputy Head of the International Liaison Department of CPC Central Committee Cai Wu visited Jamaica. During the visit, Cai met respectively with General Secretary of the People's National Party Wilson, Deputy leader of the party and Minister of National Security Phillips, as well as leader of the Labor Party Seaga.

      From November 29 to December 3, 2002, President of Chinese People's Association of Friendship with Foreign Countries Chen Haosu visited Jamaica. Jamaican Governor General Cooke met with him.

      On January 20-23, 2003, at the invitation of the Jamaican Government, State Councilor Wu Yi visited Jamaica at the head of a Chinese Government Delegation. During the visit, Mme Wu held talks with Jamaican Prime Minister Patterson and called on Governor General Cooke. The two sides signed an agreement on economic and technical cooperation concerning the Chinese Government providing the Jamaican Government with an interest-free loan, the exchange of notes concerning the Chinese Government providing the Jamaican Government with aid gratis, and the certificate of delivering audio-video and computer equipment by the Chinese Government to the Jamaican National Archives.

      II. Bilateral Economic and Trade Relations, Economic and Technical Cooperation

      As early as on the eve of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Jamaica, the two countries had developed trade relations and already had some exchanges of trade missions. After the establishment of diplomatic relations, bilateral economic and trade ties further developed. The two sides have conducted frequent personnel exchanges for economic cooperation and bilateral trade.

      China's contracted labor services in Jamaica began in the 1980's. At present, Chinese labor services are engaged mainly in clothes-making in enterprises with Hong Kong or Taiwan investment and are increasing in numbers year by year.

      Jamaica is China's biggest trading partner in English-speaking Caribbean countries. The major products China imports from Jamaica are cane sugar, aluminum and bauxite. The major products China exports are textiles, clothing and light industrial products. According to statistics of China General Administration of Customs, bilateral trade volume in 2002 totaled $114 million, a 3% drop compared with the previous year. The Chinese export volume accounted for $65.97 million, a 22.5% drop as compared with the previous year; while the Chinese import volume was $48.80 million, a 43.8% increase as compared with the previous year.

      On October 27, 2000, Jamaican Minister of Finance Davies, representing Jamaican government, signed a loan agreement with the representative of the Export-Import Bank of China. The loan will be used by Jamaica to import container cranes from Shanghai Zhenhua Harbor Machinery Company.

      III. Cultural, Scientific and Technological, Educational and Sports Exchanges and Cooperation

      Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, there have been frequent cultural, educational and sports exchanges. In 1991, a Sino-Jamaican Cultural Agreement was signed during Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley's China visit. Chinese performance art troupes and sports teams visited Jamaica for performance or competition. In 1973, a Chinese journalists' group made a trip to Jamaica. In 1974 and 1976, a China Photo Exhibition and a Photo Exhibition featuring women and children in New China were held successively in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. In 1985, a China Culture Week was sponsored in Jamaica. In 1986, Mr. Mao Xiaolin and two other fellow researchers with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences visited Jamaica where they conducted academic exchanges with their counterparts with the Social and Economic Institute of the University of the West Indies. In 1988, China accepted a Jamaican student to pursue further studies in fabric printing and dyeing. Prior to this, three Jamaican students had come to China to study telecom engineering, stomatology and architecture.

      On November 19-21, 2000, Chinese Minister of Education Chen Zhili visited Jamaica and met with Governor-General Cooke, Acting Prime Minister Robertson and Education Minister Whiteman respectively. Madame Chen attended the ceremony of delivering 320 computers donated by the Chinese government to the Ministry of Education and Cultural of Jamaica.

      IV. Important Bilateral Agreements and Documents

      (1) Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between the People's Republic of China and Jamaica, signed in Ottawa on November 21, 1972, by Chinese Ambassador to Canada Yao Guang and Jamaican High Commissioner to Canada Smith.

      (2) Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Economic Cooperation, signed on February 12, 1974.

      (3) Trade Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica, signed on September 26, 1976.

      (4) Commodity Loan Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica, signed on September 26, 1976.

      (5) Protocol Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on the Establishment of a Polyester Cotton Mill with Chinese Assistance, signed on September 26, 1976.

      (6) Commodity Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica, signed on December 13, 1978.

      (7) Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Economic Cooperation, signed on April 5, 1990.

      (8) Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Economic Cooperation, signed on June 5, 1991.

      (9) Agreement on Provision of Loans by the Government of the People's Republic of China to the Government of Jamaica, signed on June 5, 1991.

      (10) Cultural Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica, signed on June 5, 1991.

      (11) Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Encouragement and Mutual Protection of Investment, signed on October 26, 1994.

      (12) Agreement Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Mutual Exemption of Visas for Official Tour, signed in Kingston, Capital of Jamaica, on 10 May 1995, by Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica Wang Jianli and Jamaican Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Mullings. The Agreement went into force as of June 8, 1995.

      (13) Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Exemption of Double Income Taxation and Prevention of Tax Evasion, signed in Beijing on June 3, 1996, by Vice-Premier Qian Qichen and the visiting Jamaican Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Mullings.

      (14) Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Mutual Exemption of Visas between Hong Kong SAR of the People's Republic of China and Jamaica, signed in Kingston, Capital of Jamaica on June 25, 1997, by Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica Li Shangsheng and Jamaican Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Mullings.

      (15) Exchange of Notes Between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on the Provision of Grant by the Government of the People's Republic of China to the Government of Jamaica, signed in Beijing in October, 1998, by Vice- Minister Liu Shanzai of the MOFTEC and Jamaican Minister of Industry and Investment Paul Robertson.

      (16) Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Jamaica on Economic and Technical Cooperation, signed in Kingston on January 22, 2003, by Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Ma Xiuhong and Jamaican Minister of Information Whiteman.

      (Information from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC)

      Big Medium-sized Small

      Ministry of Commerce Website Copyright and Disclaimer Statement:

      All articles marked with "Article type: Original" posted on the website of the Ministry of Commerce and its sub-sites are copyrighted by this Website and its sub-sites. Any reproduction or use by any other websites, media or individuals must be attached with a clear indication of "Source: Ministry of Commerce Website".

      All articles posted on this website or its sub-sites marked with "Article type: reproduced" or "Article type: translated" and "Article type: redistributed" come from other media, and are provided solely for the user's information, which does not mean this Website or its sub-sites endorse the ideas thereof or assume any legal liability or responsibility for their authenticity. Any other media, websites or individuals must maintain the source of information indication on this Website or its sub-sites when using the information, and shall assume legal liability for the use.

      Beijing time: 2020/02/01/1PM
      local time: 2020/02/01/0AM

      Facts about China

      亚洲无码
    2. <th id="qgijl"><sup id="qgijl"></sup></th>

        <object id="qgijl"></object>
      1. <code id="qgijl"><em id="qgijl"></em></code>
        <strike id="qgijl"></strike><tr id="qgijl"></tr>