China invited to invest in key Romanian projects

Prime Minister Victor Ponta has invited Chinese companies to invest in key sectors of the local economy such as agriculture, energy and infrastructure, during his 3-day tour in the world’s second biggest economy.

PM Ponta said that Romania is interested in developing the nuclear energy sector with Chinese support, adding that investments are also needed in the hydro, coal and thermal power generation assets, according to Mediafax newswire. He stated that the infrastructure projects are another area where Chinese investors can get involved, with full compliance to EU regulation and quality standards.

PM Ponta leads a government delegation to China, which also includes Liviu Dragnea, the minister of regional development and public administration, Daniel Constantin, the minister of agriculture, Ioan Rus, the minister of transport and Constantin Nita, the minister of economy. Ponta was also joined by his wife, MEP Daciana Sarbu.

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