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Visit of Prime Minister Renzi on the occasion of the G20 Summit (3-5 September 2016)

Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, has been in China on September 3 to 5 on the occasion of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou. Upon his arrival, the Prime Minister met the President of the PRC, Xi Jinping, with whom he had an exchange of views on the agenda of the  G20 and on the main bilateral issues, in line with the intensification of interactions and cooperation agreed by both Parties. After the meeting, held at the Presidential Guesthouse on Hangzhou’s West lake , the Prime Minister had a working lunch with a group of leading Chinese entrepreneurs focused on the attraction of investments and sino-italian cooperation on third markets.  
Prime Minister REnzi then moved to Shanghai to deliver a speech at Tongji University in front of a large audience of Chinese and Italian students. The speech was held in the Auditorium of the Institute of Modern Design, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Sino-Italian Campus, a collaboration between Tongji and Italian twin Universities. In the evening, Prime Minsiter Renzi had dinner with a delegation of Italian entrepreneurs based in China, with whom he discussed about the complexities, opportunities and prospects of Italian business in China.
Sunday, September 4, in Hangzhou, Renzi held two extensive interviews with major TV shows, CCTV’s “World Insight” and Phoenix’s “Talk with The World Leaders” . Renzi then visited the Alibaba’s Campus together with the Founder and President of the group, Mr. Jack Ma. On this occasion, Mr. Jack Ma himself presented some features of the initiative 9/9, the “Wine Day” which was about to be launched on the popular e-commerce Tmall and in which Italian wines received further attention and promotion. In the afternoon, the Prime Minister attended the opening ceremony and first session of the G20 Summit, which ended the following day with the approval of the Final Declaration of Hangzhou.