China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang
Havana,September 24 (RHC/acn)--China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang begins an official visit to Cuba this Saturday.
During his two-day stay in Cuba, Li Keqiang will hold talks with President Raul Castro and he will carry out other activities.
This is the first visit to Cuba by a Chinese prime minister since the two countries established diplomatic relations on September 28, 1960.
Economic and commercial cooperation feature high in Cuba-China bilateral relations. China is the island's second largest trading partner, while Cuba is China's first trading partner in the Caribbean area.
Statistics released by the Chinese embassy in Havana point to a growing Beijing--Havana bilateral trade, which estimates place at some 1.6 billion dollars in 2015.
During Li Keqiang's visit, both sides will sign a package of cooperation accords in areas that include technology, renewable energy, environmental protection and industry.
- RHC's Corner Taken Quickly
- RHC's national and international news stories Sept. 13
- Miguel Diaz-Canel: None of the measures we are implementing are improvised
- RHC's segment Notes on the Revolution Column #5 Sept. 13
- RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show Sept. 13
- Cuba will never renounce its solidarity with Venezuela
- Max: 19729
- yesterday: 2914
- today: 1391
- online: 140
- total: 6365958