Visit of Antonio Tajani and Janez Potočnik to Beijing: 19/07/2013

Type: Report   Reference: I-080661   Duration: 10:05:13  Lieu:
End production: 19/07/2013   First transmission: 19/07/2013
On 19 July 2013, Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, participated at the opening of the Matchmaking Event organized by the EU-SME Centre and the Enterprise Europe Network for supporting green economic exchanges. He, then, attended a meeting with Wang Zhifa, Deputy Director of the Chinese National Tourism Administration, for the conclusion of the Joint Statement on Sustainable Tourism. Antonio Tajani also had a bilateral meeting with Zhi Shuping, Chinese Minister of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, where they reviewed the existing cooperation. Both parties formally signed a joint statement and a letter of intent on continued and strengthened and enhanced cooperation. Antonio Tajani and Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, also hold together a press conference at the EU Delegation building in Beijing.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 General view of the meeting room 00:00:05
10:00:10 Soundbite by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship (in ENGLISH): There are 23 millions of SMEs in Europe. This is very important for us, as the SME sector is crucial. We want to internationalize our small and medium sized companies. This mission for growth is one of the most important missions for us because China is crucial for the future. 00:00:22
10:00:32 Cutaway of Antonio Tajani 00:00:05
10:00:37 Cutaway of the audience 00:00:04
10:00:42 Exterior view of the Beijing International Hotel Convention Center 00:00:05
10:00:47 Arrival of the EU Delegation car 00:00:09
10:00:57 Arrival of Antonio Tajani and handshake with Wang Zhifa, Deputy Director of the Chinese National Tourism Administration 00:00:08
10:01:06 Round table with Antonio Tajani and Wang Zhifa (4 shots) 00:00:20
10:01:26 Antonio Tajani and Wang Zhifa posing for the picture with their gifts 00:00:04
10:01:31 Antonio Tajani and Wang Zhifa signing an agreement (4 shots) 00:00:23
10:01:55 Group photo (from left to right) with Antonio Tajani (3rd) and Wang Zhifa (4th) (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:02:05 General view of the Forbidden City in Beijing 00:00:05
10:02:10 Antonio Tajani talking with his Collaborators 00:00:05
10:02:16 Tourists coming out of the Forbidden City 00:00:05
10:02:21 Antonio Tajani and his Collaborators 00:00:06
10:02:27 Arrival of Antonio Tajani and handshake with Zhi Shuping, Chinese Minister of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine 00:00:05
10:02:33 Round table with Antonio Tajani and Zhi Shuping (7 shots) 00:00:34
10:03:08 Antonio Tajani and Zhi Shuping signing an agreement (4 shots) 00:00:21
10:03:29 Antonio Tajani and Zhi Shuping exchanging presents 00:00:05
10:03:34 Group photo (from left to right): Antonio Tajani (4th); Zhi Shuping (5th) 00:00:07
10:03:41 Exterior view of the EU Delegation building in Beijing 00:00:05
10:03:46 General view of the press conference 00:00:05
10:03:51 Antonio Tajani and Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, at the press conference 00:00:05
10:03:56 Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): With my colleague Janez Potočnik, we want to explain here our engagements against climate change, against pollution through our […], through our companies working in this sector, in green economy sector. 00:00:22
10:04:19 Cutaway of the audience 00:00:05
10:04:24 Soundbite by Janez Potočnik (in ENGLISH): The Chinese leadership endorse the concept of ecological civilization in China as a guiding principle in economic and also in political decision making. 00:00:11
10:04:36 Cutaway of the audience 00:00:05
10:04:41 Soundbite by Janez Potočnik (in ENGLISH): What is the message that we are bringing together with Vice-President Tajani, we don't need to choose between economic development and the environment protection, we can have both. If you want to have one concrete example, in Europe, we have experienced progressive economic growth in the past 20 years and at the same time the emissions of key pollutants have been reduced dramatically. 00:00:27
10:05:08 Janez Potočnik and Antonio Tajani 00:00:05
10:05:13 General view of the press conference 00:00:04
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