South Africa to host 2nd China-Africa Cooperation Summit

December 3, 2015 8:54 PM

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Johannesburg, Dec 3 (BNA): South African President Jacob Zuma and Chinese President Xi Jinping tomorrow will open the second China-Africa Cooperation Summit in Johannesburg.

36 African leaders, five heads of governments and the Head of African Union Commission will be present at the two-day forum.

An exhibition on equipment manufactured in areas including railway, aviation, electric power and communications will be held on the sidelines of the event.

New avenues of cooperation between China and African countries will be explored. In addition new cooperation projects and initiatives will be announced between the two sides.

China is among the prominent trading partners of African countries, where the bilateral trade volume between the two sides has reached approximately $300 billion during the current year.

Source: bna.bh

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