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Prime Minister to pay official visit to China

Hanoi, September 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will pay an official visit to China and attend the 13 th China-ASEAN Expo and the 13 th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Nanning from September 10-15.

The visit will be made at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Vietnam and China set up their diplomatic ties on January 18, 1950. Bilateral trade hit 95.8 billion USD in 2015, a year-on-year increase of 14.6 percent.

The 13 th expo will highlight the International Economic and Industrial Capacity Cooperation Exhibition. Prioritising infrastructure construction and equipment supply, this exhibition will be enriched with innovation in science and technology, metallurgy and building materials and financial services, aiming at practically strengthening cooperation in industrial capacity, equipment manufacturing, economy, trade and investment among China and ASEAN countries.