Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has told an online New Year event dedicated to boosting British and Chinese business interests that the coming Year of the Ox will herald a reset for China-UK ties.
With China preparing to celebrate its Spring Festival, Li addressed the online gathering of the 48 Group Club's annual Icebreaker Chinese New Year event in London.
"The year 2020 was an extraordinary one for China, the UK and the whole world," said Li. "The international community battled the Covid 19 pandemic in solidarity and partnership and fought to protect the life, health and safety of the people and protect world economic recovery and growth."
He added: "Here in China with painstaking efforts we achieved a 2.3 percent GDP growth last year, a truly hard won outcome. Yet daunting challenges posed by the pandemic remain."
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