way in social and economic development, leaders from China and the CEECs voiced support fo
r moving forward practical cooperation in the development of the China-Eur
ope Land Sea Express Line and making use of European Union (EU)-Chin
a Connectivity Platform to promote development of intermodal freight transportation.
Taking note of the Three Seas Initiative, the participants to the leaders’ meeting expressed their welcome to port cooperat
ion between China and the CEECs, including the opportunities deriving from inland waterways and the interm
odal connections to further enhance the cargo transportation between Asia and Europe.
Leaders from China and the CEECs also expressed their willingness to explo
re the possibilities of establishing a China-CEEC Customs Information Center in Hungary and
their support for the holding of the 5th China-CEEC Transport Ministers’ Meeting in 2020 in Croatia.