Chinese President willing to boost China-Dominica relations further

The Chinese President said ties between the two countries have deepened in recent years

President of China Xi Jinping has expressed his willingness to work with Dominica to further strengthen relations and cooperation.

In a congratulatory message sent to his Dominica counterpart, Charles Savarin who was reelected for a second term recently, Xi said he highly values the development of ties between the two countries and wishes to further foster friendly collaboration for the benefit of the two peoples.

“I highly value the development of bilateral relations,” he said in the message. “I am willing to work with you to push for the deepening of China-Dominica friendly cooperative ties in a bid to better benefit our two countries and peoples.”

He stated that the friendship between the two countries is appreciated by the two peoples.

Xi said the relations between the two countries have witnessed good momentum of development in recent years.

Their mutual political trust has been constantly deepened, with pragmatic cooperation in all fields moving forward, he said, adding that the two countries have seen closer communication and coordination in international affairs.

Dominica established diplomatic relations with China on March 23, 2004.

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23 Comments

  1. anonymous2
    October 16, 2018

    Translation: The Chinese are moving in big time. I feel for any forthcoming PM’s of the future as the die is cast and they won’t be able to change a thing thanks to Skerritt. Meanwhile, Skerritt will have left and his previous actions carry over in DA for years to come.

  2. Music Producer
    October 16, 2018

    Don’t trust the Chinese

  3. Original
    October 16, 2018

    The Chinese and skerrit speak of cooperation on all fronts but where is this cooperation when everything flows in one direction? There are no exports from Dominica to China except in the form of brain drain, so I really don’t see how this helps Dominica! More like a one way relationship where only a few benefit economically.

    • October 16, 2018

      @Original October 16, 2018

      You definitely do not know that the Chinese Nation is efficient in agriculture and fishing; there no kind of production in Dominica which China needs. And even if they depend a lot on raw materials, of which they buy from the other Nations, and pay their people small amounts of money to manufacture those raw materials, Dominica does not have raw materials either.

      • Original
        October 18, 2018

        This has nothing to do with just agriculture, we are speaking of an entire country, agriculture is not the sole commodity in Dominica, we once produced water, beer and other stuff what about they introducing something that we could competitively produce?

  4. Paul Rossnof
    October 15, 2018

    I bet you guys would like to boost the relationship further but the majority of Dominican citizens don’t want that. We do not even know the contents of the MOU signed by Skerrit with the PRC. We need to through Skerrit out at the next election otherwise our country will end up as a Chinese territory. I tell you all, you don’t want that …

  5. Shaka Zulu
    October 15, 2018

    Chineese imperialism at its best. The rise of the empire fron the east. People think america have racism, they need to go china and Russia. The Caribbean independence is still the weak spot to the belly of the US and to spread of influence in the west. Nothing pleases China and Russia more than to come into the Caribbean and latin america and assert themselves. They always get the weakest link in the island chain. Skerit idolizes Maurice Bishop but history has a nasty way of repeating itself.

  6. Liz M
    October 15, 2018

    Well it’s fitting, we have a quadrille dance named after him the Jinping. Lol ,,but good strategic move to align with China.

  7. my homeland is
    October 15, 2018

    cont’d
    Their foreign policy would not manifest any difference. Knowing former ambassador to the UN I was hoping to see something diferent but the bro seems to be going thru some flux. Rosie is dead so are Pierro & Mamo,( Am not feeling well myself ) Parra called it a day. The former ” progressives” all sold out for many a reason Athie is moving up in age his cadres are done( one is dead another one a real joker the one with the foreign accent is now into religion the other one is in the background doing cases he can find.
    Is Eddo the medicine man coming out of retirement as he once said or is he waiting to take Ayatolla’s place when LL becomes P.M( espoire mal papay) Readers D/cans aren’t we screwed? So much against us the weather, our own politicians the various mouth pieces of the aspirants and those jokers in power.

  8. Truth
    October 15, 2018

    Pa kitay yo pwe domnica noo

  9. my homeland is
    October 15, 2018

    You expect us to believe a crack & bull story like that?With the hundreds of more significant countries to relate to you guys believe Xi know if there is an island called Dominica? The propaganda dept of the Chinese Commie party has a mechanism of function that a lot monies to nations who they care nothing about. African have gold, copper, zinc, cobalt etc Rhino horns to name a few. that thy want & need. This is a big game worldwide. They look for countries to set up their china towns to facilitate the exportation of their inferior products. China is in 2nd place in economy size after the US and will soon take over the USA under AH Trump and here we are like so many other countries aiding China for a few pieces of silver. It is so easy to out do any country in the region by just dumping a few hundred thousands Slants on any island and b4 we know it we are like Tibetians ( secondhand citizens) in our own land. the Skerrit Cabal nor the opposition could care a damn.

    • October 15, 2018

      @my homeland is

      It is voices like yours that keep our people in the dark state of mind. You think that what you have written above is smart, but the mind of wisdom, understanding, and knowledge of Life, says that you are not smart at all.
      You said “With the hundreds of more significant countries to relate to you guys believe Xi know if there is an island called Dominica?”

      Firstly, why think of your own homeland as a place of lost? Dominica is on the map and if there are more advanced Nations who is interested in her, believe that it is for a good reason; why not leave the dark findings behind you

      Man (including the President of China) may think that he has the prime authority, but there is the Divine Authority that he can never reach. China may have no choice, but to that what they do in Dominica when that work is the call of the Almighty God.

      People you need to stop thinking so negative about your own homeland.

      • my homeland is
        October 16, 2018

        Medical marijuana has made many prohibited things happen. Please take it easy MYHEAVENLY LIGHT don’t be a Snoop dog follower, even Snoop has decreased his smoking. that ought to clear the air on your BS. Lost in Religion & politics?? you are screwed up sister. There goes ur opium combo no wonder you chatting phat. Are U by chance a passport agent too? Sell a few to these sinners so they can enter Heaven. N.B the heaven immigration will place them in Limbo and chief ur chief will come for you for selling passports to Heaven to evil souls.

      • October 17, 2018

        @my homeland is October 16, 2018

        That is exactly what I am speaking about. Your definition of my character is nothing but fiction–the blank and dark story of your mind. If you could come to know who I am, you would put your foot in your mouth for saying those things which you wrote above

  10. Iamanidiot
    October 15, 2018

    Of course, Dominica get any amount of money from the Chinese bank. But the chinese don’t love us, they doing that for themselves, what you think gonna happen when we cant pay back the interest on all those loans? they get to own, this and that and send their people down etc etc. You will see…give it 50 years.

  11. Bring back the kidnapped Dominican parrots
    October 15, 2018

    Improve relations further by making Dominica a province of China and construction of a China navy base at Portsmouth and use the vacant Ross campus as barracks. Skerrit can be nominated Governor under Chinese control. It would be good for the Dominican economy and they would finally get that state of the art main hospital and international airport.

  12. Ibo France
    October 15, 2018

    China is wooing away countries in Latin America and the Caribbean from Taiwan using all sorts of shiny objects as enticement. China has ambitions of becoming the world’s most powerful superpower. They are on a territorial grabbing spree. They have ‘invaded’ Africa, now Latin America and the Caribbean. They have also built artificial islands in the South China Sea and have laid claims to this body of international waters. Chinese are miserly, they don’t give away even one cent unless they are getting something in return. Beware of Chinese bearing gifts. Do you know that as a black person you cannot own land, cannot open a business, cannot bank money, cannot enter most night clubs in China? When they come to our islands doing business, do they try to assimilate to our culture? Do they interact outside their business settings with our people? I have said enough. Think!

    • Silver fox
      October 15, 2018

      @ Ibo Thanks but no thanks, We don’t need you to educate us with your rubbish Google today is a much better teacher

      • Ibo France
        October 15, 2018

        Mr. Fox, the truth is a difficult pill for you to swallow. Refrain from your disparaging attacks on the truth. Stop letting blind political tribalism distort your thinking. Dominica, in bed, with all these dictatorial regimes, amounts to unholy alliances. That’s the unassailable truth.

      • Toni Falcon
        October 16, 2018

        Is this Blanchard Desmond??? only Fox I know lol still foxing it out with the Cabal. He even got to act president for a month lol!
        Tony Falcon

  13. zandoli
    October 15, 2018

    DNO, the way this is written one would think it came from President Xi’s desk. I would not be surprised if it was written at the Chinese embassy on Dominica.

    In any event, Dominica needs to be careful feasting on Chinese loans for infrastructure development. Many countries are now starting to see the pitfalls of getting into bed with the Chinese. Many are cancelling contracts that were signed by previous administrations.

  14. carlton
    October 15, 2018

    Give them the big chain uhh uhh
    Give them the country uhh uhh!

  15. Karl Orndem
    October 15, 2018

    because they want all our resources. Soon you will hear they controlling this and that.

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