Brussels, 12 February 2019
On 12 February, FEPORT participating in an EU-China Connectivity Platform meeting hosted by DG MOVE. The aim of the EU-China Connectivity Platform, established in 2015, is to strengthen connections between Europe and Asia, which are extremely important given the ever-closer economic and commercial relationship between the two continents. The meeting provided an opportunity for stakeholders to provide input on the latest developments in discussions between the EU and China on this topic.
The meeting primarily focused on connections between Europe’s TEN-T network and China’s One Belt-One Road (OBOR) initiative. FEPORT has stressed that any joint infrastructure projects must be sustainable, both economically and financially, and have sufficient market demand. FEPORT also supports the European Union’s position that logistics between the EU and China must be based on international standards.