by swisscham in Bilateral Relations
On 16 October, the Chinese Ambassador to Switzerland, Geng Wenbing, visited the headquarters of Nestl in Vevey and held talks with Mr. Paul Bulcke, Chairman of Nestl and CEO of Zone Asia Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa Ms. Wan Ling. Mr. Bulcke said that China is currently the second largest market for sales of Nestl, and the development is very rapid. Belt and Road Initiative, the decentralization of government and a series of reforms bring great significance to both Nestl and the whole world. Nestl is pleased to see China’s strong economic growth and greater progress in government regulation. Also, Nestl is confident in the future of China market. The Ambassador spoke highly of the participation of Nestl into the development of Chinese economy. Ambassador Geng briefed the current situation of China’s economic development and said that after the Ninth National Congress of the Communist Party of China, we will further deepen reform and open up the market and provide more opportunities for Nestl’s development in China. He expected that Nestle could seize the favorable opportunity and increase investment in Chinese market and make greater contribution in food safety, quality control, etc.