France's Macron attends welcome ceremony with Xi in Beijing

6 November 2019
2019-11-06 14:05

French President Emmanuel Macron attended a welcome ceremony in Beijing with his host Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. After the welcome ceremony, Macron and Xi sat down to a bilateral meeting where they pledged to boost ties. Macron also met with Xi in Shanghai on Tuesday, where he attended a major trade fair.

Macron, who is travelling in China with a business delegation of 30 companies ranging from blue chips to small firms, is seeking greater access in the fields of finance and aerospace as well as fewer export restrictions for French poultry in his three-day state visit.

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