From left to right: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and European Council PresidentDonald Tusk
- digital economy: both sides acknowledged that the digital economy is a key area for cooperation. It is the first time that digital is included in the conclusion of an EU-China summit;
- research and innovation: EU and China committed to work together to harness each other’s comparative advantages in innovation policy, mobility and training of researchers, commercialization of R&D results, technology dissemination and sharing of research facilities and framework conditions for innovation, as well as to promote and monitor reciprocity of access to respective research and innovation funding programs;
- deepening of the EU-China urbanization partnership:both sides welcomed active cooperation in urban planning and design, public services, green buildings and smart transportation, and agreed to launch new joint programs involving Chinese and EU cities as well as companies, expanding the scope of regions involved in pilot projects and deepening co-operation on twinning.