Visiting China from October 30-31, 2017 Andrzej Konieczny, Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of the Environment, met with Liu Dongsheng, Deputy Minister of the China State Forestry Administration. During the encounter, Konieczny proposed deepening cooperation between our countries in the field of forest management, forest research and forest products within a framework of the memorandum signed in 2014. Deputy Minister Liu stressed that China was also interested in deepening cooperation in these areas. In particular, China would like to learn more about the Polish experience in forest management, following the challenge China is facing regarding the improvement of the quality of its stand and the effectiveness of forest management. Mr Konieczny also took part in a two-day conference on research and educational cooperation between China and the Central and Eastern European Countries in the field of forestry.