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National Energy Administration of China interested in further development of its relations with International Energy Charter

On 25 October 2016, the Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák met with the Deputy Administrator of the National Energy Administration, Mr Li Fanrong, as part of his recent trip to Beijing, China.

During the meeting, the two exchanged ideas on a wide range of topics including the secondment program and International Energy Charter's activities vis-a-vis China. Deputy Administrator Li informed the Secretary General that China will be represented at the Tokyo Conference next month and that his Administration is open and supportive towards Energy Charter Treaty's cooperation with Chinese partners, such as the proposed Energy Charter Research Center. He also underlined his Administration's interests in the possibility in co-organising an Energy Charter Forum-type event with the Energy Charter Secretariat in the second part of next year.