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The 11th GTI NEA Local Cooperation Committee Meeting, the 9th LCC Logistics Sub-Committee Meeting, the 4th Marine Cooperation Sub-Committee Meeting in Hohhot
2023/10/19 16:37:04 Views:



The 11th Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) Northeast Asia (NEA) Local Cooperation Committee (LCC) Meeting, the 9th LCC Logistics Sub-Committee (LSC) Meeting and the 4th Marine Cooperation Sub-Committee (MCSC) Meeting were held on 7-8 September 2023 in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, People’s Republic of China. The meeting was hosted by the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Government of China and organized by the GTI Secretariat, with the participation of senior officials from members of LCC, LSC and MCSC,including Heilongjiang Province, Jilin Province, Liaoning Province and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region from China; Dornod Province, Khentii Province, Sukhbaatar Province and Selenge Province from Mongolia; Tottori Prefecture from Japan(on line); observers from Tangshan City of Hebei Province of China, Zabaykalsky Krai and Primorsky Territory of Russia and representatives from the private sector, research institutions and international organizations, including the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), "Development Sukhbaatar" Production and Technology Park, Korea Eximbank, Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation, Maritime State University of Russia, China Association of International Trade, etc.


At the opening session of the meeting, Ms. Sun Junqing, Vice Chair of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of  China and  Dr. Chang Dohwan, office in charge of the GTI Secretariat, delivered the opening remarks. More than 100 participants attended the meeting. The meeting reviewed the progress of LCC cooperation and discussed new project proposals and ideas proposed by LCC members and observers.


The LCC members  called for more solidarity and deeper economic cooperation to contribute to the economic recovery and stability of Northeast Asia in post-COVID-19. UNESCAP shared the current process and outcomes from the 2022 research survey of "Sub-regional Survey Study on the Impact of Transport and Trade Facilitation Measures" .


During the LSC Meeting, LSC members were invited to share progress in the field of logistics since the last LSC meeting and make recommendations on logistics cooperation in Northeast Asia after COVID-19. In the Marine Cooperation Sub-Committee meeting, MCSC members were invited to share new cooperation proposals on how to promote marine exchange and cooperation among GTI local governments. 


This year’s LCC events illuminated the concerted efforts of various provinces and cities of GTI LCC in bolstering infrastructure, driving economic cooperation, and instituting robust policies. With these initiatives in motion, there's a palpable momentum towards a more interconnected and economically vibrant Northeast Asia.