China–Czech Republic relations
People's Republic of China–Czech Republic relations began in 6 October 1949 when the Czech republic was under the former country called Czechoslovakia. The Czech Republic became an independent country on 1 January 1993, the Chinese government extended diplomatic relations.
In 1993, government officials from both sides signed and exchange notes recognizing the treaties and agreements signed between China and the former Czechoslovakia Federal Republic continues to be upheld and binding.
The bilateral relationship sunk to a low in 1995 as the Czech Republic allowed Lien Chan and other Taiwanese government officials to have a state visit in their country. The Czech Republic also openly supported Two-Chinas and Taiwan's re-entry in the United Nations.
In 20 May 2009, China and Czech Republic celebrated sixty years of diplomatic relations. Chinese premier Wen Jiabao met with Czech President Vaclav Klaus and the then Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer for talks on improving bilateral trade, environment protection and build mutual trust.
The economic relations between the countries stood at US $340 million in 1993 when the Czech Republic became an independent state. Over the years, the bilateral trade has increased. In 2001, the trade volume between the two countries was US $615 million.
- Mutual relations between the Czech Republic and the People´s Republic of China – present and history
- Czech Embassy , China (Czech)
- Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Czech (Chinese) (Czech) (English)