India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Shanghai for the final stop of his China visit. Modi is scheduled to meet Chinese CEOs and local officials. In Beijing, Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang witnessed the signing of a series of economic and trade agreements, which Mr Modi hopes will ease India’s trade deficit. CCTV’s Su Yuting filed this report from Beijing.
Premier Li Keqiang meets Indian PM in BeijingIn Beijing, Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang witnessed the signing of a series of economic and trade agreements, which Mr Modi hopes will ease India's trade deficit. CCTV's Su Yuting filed this report from Beijing.
- After the talks, the two leaders witnessed the signing of 24 agreements, covering various areas such as aerospace, railways, mining and exchanges at local levels, tourism and education.
- India is looking for more Chinese investment in manufacturing and infrastructure, while China is keen to attract India as a market for its increasingly high-tech goods, from high-speed trains to civil nuclear power plants. Seeking closer trade and economic ties top the agenda of Indian Prime Minister’s visit, and that win-win cooperation will help building up India’s economy and enhance prosperity in the Asian region as well.
Min Ye of Boston Univ. discusses the India-China relationship
CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes interviewed Min Ye for more on India and China’s unique relationship. She’s the Academic Coordinator of the Asian Studies Program at Boston University.