In June 2011, the Chinese Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao, during his visit to Budapest attended the China-CEEC Economic and Trade Forum. As a result of this visit the Prime Ministers of the People’s Republic of China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) met in Warsaw, Poland in 2012 to establish Sino-CEEC Cooperation. Since then, the prime ministers of the 17 countries have met every year in one of the participating countries of this network. The new multilateral relationship has brought new opportunities for the participating countries in almost all areas, including trade, investment, agriculture, tourism, sport and culture.
In 2022, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of China-CEEC cooperation this volume had been compiled by the Eurasia Center inviting several international experts from the CEE region so that to present the development, challenges as well as achievements reached so far in the last ten years of multilateral cooperation an further possibilities ahead.