German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a three-day visit to China where today’s talks are expected to be dominated by economic and business ties.
China and Germany two of the world’s leading exporters had a bilateral trade volume last year of 140 billion euros making China Germany’s No 3 trade partner ahead of the United States.
The visit is the German chancellor’s seventh to China since taking office in 2005.
She is also due to hold talks with Premier Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping.
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