Chinese Ambassador to Poland has said that his country supported the Chinese Enterprises to increase investments in Warsaw, and expected Poland to continue to provide a fair and non-discriminatory business environment for them.

Ambassador Liu Guangyuan made the remarks here on Thursday while attending the inauguration ceremony of the Polish-Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.

Xu Xiaofeng, Economic Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Poland, Grzegorz Czelej, Chairman of the Polish-Chinese Parliamentary Group, and Andrzej Arendarski, Chairman of the Polish Chamber of Commerce, as well as around 200 representatives from both countries also attended the ceremony.

The Chamber’s main goal is to promote the development of Chinese-Polish economic and trade relations, the ambassador said in his speech.

Liu said that expanding and deepening bilateral mutual beneficial cooperation is in the fundamental interests of both China and Poland and the peoples from both countries.

He also expressed hope for the further release of the development potential of Chinese-Polish mutual investments in order to promote common progress and prosperity.

For his part, Andrzej Arendarski said that the establishment of the Polish-Chinese Central Chamber of Commerce was of a great significance to the economic and trade cooperation between Poland and China, adding that Poland strongly supported the promotion of bilateral cooperation within the framework of the “Belt and Road Initiative” and hoped that the establishment of the Chamber may actively contribute to this process.

According to Liu Hongxing, President of the Polish-Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber currently gathered more than 40 Chinese and Polish member companies, covering high-tech, energy, finance, infrastructure, medicine and manufacturing sectors.

The Chamber will protect and support the commercial interests and business development of the Chinese companies in Poland and the Polish enterprises in China and promote healthy development of China-Poland economic and trade relations, Liu added.

In recent years, the mutually beneficial and pragmatic cooperation between China and Poland has continued to expand, while the Chinese companies have continued to increase their investment in Poland.

According to Chinese data, in 2018 the trade volume between the two countries exceeded 24.5 billion U.S. dollars and observed an increase of 15.5 percent over the previous year.