China asks the Netherlands to treat Huawei, supply of EUV lithography, fairly
Published: Dec 17, 2020 10:53 AM

Yu Jianhua (C), head of the Chinese mission to the UN Office at Geneva, speaks at a meeting which is a side event to the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), in Geneva, Switzerland, on Feb. 26, 2019. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

China's Ministry of Commerce suggested the Netherlands to take a fair, transparent and open stance towards Huawei's 5G and supply of its EUV lithography machines, and try to promote liberalization of global trade and investment. 

Yu Jianhua, Vice Minister of Ministry of Commerce who is also deputy international trade negotiations representative, attended the 17th meeting of the Sino-Dutch Economic and Trade Mixed Committee with officials of Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.

Yu said during the meeting that China-Netherland trade has shown resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic and welcomed more Dutch investments in China. 

Officials from the Netherlands stated their appreciation for China's support in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic including the purchase and transportation of medical equipment. 

They further stated that the Dutch government is looking forward to strengthening cooperation in areas of service trade and e-commerce, climate change and economic sustainable development.