China-Central Asia Relations
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Last month, China's State Council announced that it will create a free trade pilot zone in Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, an area that has been the source of tensions between China and the West, and turn the region into a trade hub. The official document was published yesterday,
Xi promised US$3.7 billion financing support and grants; Mirziyoyev proposed multilateral agreement on investment; Berdimuhamedov proposed a mechanism to monitor implementation.
Ahead of the China-Central Asian Summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with leaders of the five Central Asian countries, renewing their ties and signing bilateral agreements on trade, investment, energy, and transportation.
At a U.S. House of Representatives hearing yesterday, members of Congress asked Biden administration officials about a range of issues related to economic relations with China: export licenses granted by the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS); China's economic coercion; MFN treatment for
China's Customs recently announced that dried melon from Uzbekistan is now allowed to be sold in China, as more agricultural products from the nation are expected to be allowed in the near future.
During their meeting last week, members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) vowed to increase cooperation in trade, investment and currency settlement.