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The Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced on the 10th the signing of a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with the "silver economy" with France.This means that the cooperation in the field of pension in China and France will accelerate.
1On September 9, under the joint witness of the heads of state of China and France, Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, Huang Shuxian, Director of the Office of the National Working Committee for the Aging, and Minister of Economy and Finance of France Lemer, Minister of Social Solidarity and Health Bizan, EuropeAnd Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ledrion, signed a memorandum of understanding on Sino-French cooperation in the field of silver economy.
The memorandum aims to implement the consensus of the leaders of the two countries on promoting cooperation in the field of old-age care.According to the memorandum, the two sides proposed to set up a steering committee on silver economic cooperation, strengthen policy communication and exchanges of experts, and encourage enterprises of the two countries to carry out trade and investment cooperation in the area of silver economy.
The population of China is gradually aging.According to Mr. Zhen Zhenwu, president of the China Population Society, the development of the aging population in the country will rapidly deepen after the 13th Five-Year Plan, and the family’s long-term pension burden will become increasingly heavy.
Under such circumstances, the Chinese government hopes to learn from the advanced experience of foreign institutions and provide socialized old-age care services for the elderly.France has always supported the development of overseas pension enterprises in the country. There is ample room for the two countries to strengthen cooperation in the field of pension.
In fact, a few years ago, China and France have jointly cooperated in the field of pension.As early as 2015, the State Secretary responsible for French family and elderly people visited China.