Xinhua news agency reports:

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao made a five-point proposal here Friday to boost China-UK scientific innovation, especially in the fields of technological transfer, joint innovation program, energy and environmental protection, financial service and intellectual property rights (IPR).

Wen made the proposal when he addressed a China-UK business summit. He expressed his hope that the cooperation between the two countries in the fields could help push forward bilateral collaboration in technological innovation and two-way trade to a higher level.

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