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Weekly Round Up: Top 5 International Stories On China

May 19, 2015 by Blog Editor

Top stories concerning China this week include India’s prime minister visiting China and President Xi Jinping making his own travels to Belarus.

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  1. India

 India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, visited China over three days where he met with President Xi Jinping. This ended with trade and economic co-operation deals concerned with renewable energy, ports, and finances worth $22bn being signed between the two countries.

  1. Nepal

As a consequence of Nepal’s earthquake, the China-Nepal Highway had a section blocked by 40,000 cubic meters of debris and Chinese authorities have been trying to clear the road.

  1. Crude Oil Imports

It has been noted in new reports that China surpassed the United States in imports of crude oil, making it the biggest importer globally.

  1. Tourists In France

The multinational conglomerate Tiens Group founder Li Jinyuan took 6,400 of his top distributors to France with the trip being all-expense-paid. The company was celebrating its 20th anniversary. 

  1. Belarus

President Xi Jinping visited Belarus for three days after traveling to Moscow. He is the first president to come to Belarus in 14 years. He signed a friendship treaty with President Alexander Lukashenko in order to push for closer ties in the future and get Belarus to help with China’s transportation projects in Central Asia. There was also talk about the two countries working on a joint industrial park.

 

By Christian Manley



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