On August 1, 2022, Ambassador Liu Shaobin met with Mr. Osman Nuri Önügören, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association (MÜSİAD).
Ambassador Liu briefed Mr. Önügören on the current economic situation in China and expressed appreciation for the association’s long-term efforts to promote China-Türkiye economic and trade cooperation. It is expected that the business communities of both sides will strengthen their confidence, enhance communication, increase mutually beneficial cooperation in new business forms and fields and continuously expand the achievements of economic and trade cooperation so that China-Türkiye strategic partnership could be further deepened. Ambassador Liu also introduced the preparations for the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE), and welcomed active participation of the Turkish business community.
Mr. Önügören said that MÜSİAD attaches great importance to cooperation with China. It is willing to serve the enterprises of Türkiye and China, facilitate synergy between development strategies between the two countries so as to strengthen practical cooperation. Önügören expressed his willingness to encourage member companies to actively participate in the 5th CIIE, and invited Chinese enterprises to take part in expos organized by MÜSİAD, so as to make joint contribution to Türkiye-China cooperation.