Mr. Ning Jizhe Met with the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and Signed Memorandum of Understanding
National Bureau of Statistics of China2018-09-07 14:13




Mr. Ning Jizhe, Deputy Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission and Commissioner of the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), met with Mr. Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the afternoon of September 2nd. The two parties held friendly and fruitful talks and signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the NBS and the UNIDO. The two parties will cooperate in the fields of statistical training, method research and exchange of statistical staff.

 

 

On behalf of the NBS, Mr. Ning Jizhe expressed his sincere welcome to Mr. Li Yong’s visit. Mr. Ning pointed out that the cooperation between the NBS and the UNIDO has good historical foundations. The UNIDO has sent experts to China to lecture repeatedly, which has played a positive role in promoting China's industrial statistics and improving the international comparability of data. Mr. Ning Jizhe said that the NBS will strengthen cooperation and exchanges with the UNIDO on the monitoring of United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the support for statistical capacity building of developing countries under the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding as an opportunity, as well as based on the platform of China-UN Statistical Capacity Development Trust Fund Project.

 

 

Mr. Li Yong said that the UNIDO and NBS have cooperated well for many years and the results have been remarkable. The UNIDO is willing to work with the NBS to promote statistical cooperation to help improve the statistical capacity of developing countries.

 

Mr. Zhang Jun, Director-General of the Department of International Cooperation, Mr. Wen Jianwu, Director-General of the Department of Industrial Statistics, Mr. Xu Yipin, Director-General of the Statistical Education and Training Center, and Ms. An Yuhuan, Deputy Director-General of the Department of International Cooperation attended the meeting.

 

 

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