Both China and Russia are at crucial periods for national development and rejuvenation, with their development blueprints a good match that hold great potential for local cooperation, Xi said.
This wonderful city, Guangzhou, is home to a fusion of multi-corporations with the world’s biggest banks, hotels, fast foods companies and coffee shops being found rubbing shoulders and making commercial footprints on this majestic business terrain.
Mentioning that local cooperation is an important part of Russia-China relations, Putin said the large-scale event is an extension of the tradition of the two countries hosting national theme years for each other.
Guangzhou is a beautiful place inhabited by a beautiful people who are so liberal in their dressing. The ladies would brighten the streets in their very short skirts, dresses or shorts while the men can sometimes patrol the streets without putting on their shirts.
China said on Monday it opposed the United States selling weapons to Taiwan, after the Trump administration approved the marketing license required for US manufacturers to sell technology to Taiwan that would allow for building submarines.
Echoing Beck, president and CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Mark Machin, who has been based in Asia for more than 20 years, said that with the center of gravity of the world economically shifting to Asia which has half of the world population and will continue to grow for many years, Canada, as an important country with a smaller population "has to engage with Asia, in particular China through trade and investment and many other aspects."