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What is China's State Media saying about Li Qiang's visit?

Publish Date
Fri, 14 Jun 2024, 7:04pm
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What is China's State Media saying about Li Qiang's visit?

Publish Date
Fri, 14 Jun 2024, 7:04pm

New Zealanders could soon find it easier to travel to China after yesterday's bilateral meeting between Christopher Luxon and Li Qiang. 

It was the first meeting of a New Zealand Prime Minister and Chinese Premier on New Zealand soil since 2017. 

Li Qiang has agreed to extend China's unilateral visa-free treatment to New Zealand, following similar agreements with other countries, and says his country also stands ready to offer infrastructure funding. 

Asia Business Correspondent Peter Lewis told Heather du Plessis Allan “The Chinese state media is focusing on the trade aspects – this is being presented as a trade visit.” 

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