hnology and brand advantages, it has become one of the main destinations for Chinese ente
rprises’ overseas investment in recent years, with the scale of investment gradually increasing.
The establishment of the China-Italy Government Committee and dialogue mechanisms such as regul
ar meetings between the Chinese premier and Italian prime minister has provided a solid institutional foundation for cooperation bet
ween the two countries. And frequent high-level interactions between the two sides have deepened their economic ties.
But there is still enough room to expand Sino-Italian economic relations. In terms of trade, th
e industrial structures of China and Italy are highly complementary, and the huge potential for
bilateral cooperation in manufacturing, agriculture and innovation has not been fully tapped.
China has a vast market and is the world’s second-largest impor
ter of goods and services, and has vowed to further increase its imports. At the first China Inter
national Import Expo in Shanghai in November, President Xi said China’s imports of goods and service