Chinese President Visits Indonesia

ABC News:
The leaders of China and Indonesia agreed Wednesday to improve cooperation in several areas, as Chinese President Xi Jinping began his first visit to Southeast Asia since taking office, striving to boost ties and economic partnerships with the region’s biggest country.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan

Xi met with his Indonesian counterpart, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and is expected to meet with business leaders and become the first foreign leader to address the country’s Parliament during the two-day trip.

Besides trade and investment, the two countries agreed to improve cooperation in industry, infrastructure, transportation, energy and finance, as well as maritime and fisheries, Yudhoyono said after the meeting.

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Categories: Asia, China, Indonesia

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