XIAMEN, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- China will work with other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to push forward the global trade talks, Vice President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday.
"China will unswervingly promote its reform and opening-up and continue its important role in safeguarding the multilateral trade regime," Xi told WTO chief Pascal Lamy during a meeting at the costal city of the southeast Fujian Province.
Lamy, who is here for an international investment forum, spoke highly of the Chinese government's efforts in bolstering trade and investment.
The WTO will enhance cooperation with China to perfect the multilateral trade regime, boycott trade and investment protectionism and push forward the ongoing Doha round of talks
Xi also on Tuesday met with some foreign leaders here for the World Investment Forum 2010, which is sponsored by the United Nations Conference of Trade and Development.
During his meeting with Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, Xi hailed bilateral ties, expressing confidence in future cooperation with Iceland in the renewable energy sector.
Grimsson appreciated China's people-oriented policy and assistance to his country during the global financial crisis, pledging to bolster cooperation in clean energy.
Labelling Mozambique an "old and good friend of China in Africa," Xi spoke highly of the bilateral cooperation in trade and economy, agriculture and healthcare during his meeting with Mozambique Prime Minister Aires Bonifacio Baptista Ali.
Xi appreciated Mozambique's adherence to the one-China policy and vowed to further bilateral ties and China-Africa relations.
Ali thanked China for its help to Africa during the international financial turmoil, vowing to further cooperation in trade, economy, investment and infrastructure construction.
During a meeting with Bulgarian Vice President Angel Marin, Xi said China would explore cooperation in infrastructure construction, environment protection and agriculture, and expand culture and education exchanges.
China will work with European Union member states to promote a sound and steady development of China-EU relations, Xi said.
Marin said his country will firmly stick to the one-China policy and expand cooperation with China in trade and education.
In a meeting with Peru's First Vice President Luis Giampietri Rojas, Xi hailed Sino-Peruvian ties, noting exchanges between cultural, education and judicial sectors, and close cooperation on international affairs.
He pledged to advance bilateral ties with Peru and cooperation with Latin America.
Giampietri, in his turn, said he had confidence in the strategic partnership with China, saying his country welcomed Chinese companies to participant in building ports and railways.
When the Chinese vice president was meeting with Jamaica's House of Representatives Speaker Delroy Chuck, he spoke highly of the current cooperation, pledging to further bilateral ties with Jamaica and other Caribbean states.
Chuck thanked China for its assistance, and said his country welcomed Chinese investment, especially in infrastructure construction.