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Vice Minister Qu Dongyu meets Uruguay’s Agricultural Minister Tabaré Aguerre

DATE:2017-05-10       SOURCE:Information Office, MOA


Vice Minister Qu Dongyu met Mr. Tabaré Aguerre, Uruguay’s Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (MGAP), in Beijing on 9 May 2017.


Vice Minister Qu spoke highly of China-Uruguay agricultural cooperation. He noted that the two countries are highly complementary in agriculture, and thus enjoy great potential for future cooperation.


To further bilateral agricultural cooperation, Vice Minister Qu suggested: 

(i) Giving full play to the role of China-Uruguay Joint Committee on Agriculture in steering bilateral cooperation projects in a pragmatic manner; 

(ii) Continuing strengthening cooperation in agricultural science, technology and innovation, particularly in joint research and innovative technology in crop varieties improvement and livestock farming; 

(iii) Boosting agricultural investment and trade cooperation; and

(iv) Prioritizing the project of China-Uruguay fisheries complex.


Mr. Tabaré Aguerre fully agreed with Vice Minister Qu and expressed the willingness to work with China to push forward practical cooperation in rice, soybean production, beef cattle, fisheries and other areas.



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