Official visit of the Secretary-General to the People's Republic of China (Beijing, 19-22 March 2011)


During his official visit to the People's Republic of China, Angel Gurría met with government representatives including:

  • Yang Jiechi, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Chen Deming, Minister of Commerce
  • Xie Xuren, Minister of Finance
  • Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor, People’s Bank of China
  • Zhang Yutai, President, Development Research Centre of the State Council

The Secretary-General participated in the 2011 China Development Forum and spoke at two sessions: on The International Economic Outlook , in the Academic Summit, and on A New Era of Opening Up, in response to Minister Chen Deming, during the main Forum. His speeches drew on a paper prepared for the Forum on China’s Emergence as a Market Economy (中国市场经济的崛起:成就和挑战)

and on OECD’s overall co-operation with China.


In the context of the China Development Forum, Mr. Gurría met with Premier Wen Jiabao and with Vice Premier Li Keqiang.


Mr. Gurría also delivered a speech at the China Sciences and Humanities Forum, chaired by Mr. Zheng Bijian: "A better global governance: what is at stake? The OECD perspective"


Previous visits

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