WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland is open to investment from China, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday, even as relations have faltered between the two countries over the role of Chinese technology firms in 5G and state infrastructure projects.
A Chinese former Huawei executive was arrested in Poland in January on spying allegations. He has said he is innocent in the case.
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And Polish President Andrzej Duda told Reuters last month that he was opposed to investment by Beijing in strategic infrastructure, including seaports and airports.
Nonetheless, the minister said he welcomed investment.
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“We are also open to Chinese investments, especially greenfields, in the manufacturing and innovative sectors,” said Jacek Czaputowicz, during a visit to Warsaw by the Chinese government’s top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi.
The meeting took place as part of the second session of the China-Poland Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee and is part of Wang’s week-long visit through Eastern Europe, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
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