Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country will further open its services, manufacturing and mining sectors to the outside world, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday, even as foreign enterprises struggle with protectionist policies.
Mr. Li, the first premier to visit Australia in 11 years, will arrive on Wednesday for five days before traveling to New Zealand. Two-way trade reached a new all-time high of NZ$23 billion in 2016.
"The visit is an important opportunity to set the agenda for the next stage of our strong relationship and demonstrates our shared commitment to open trade and economic growth", Mr English said when announcing the visit on Sunday.
Australia is also a staunch U.S. ally, despite discord between Canberra and the new administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has killed off an ambitious regional trade pact the Trans Pacific Partnership, and labelled a refugee swap deal with Australia as "dumb". More than 400,000 Chinese tourists visited New Zealand previous year, spending over $1.6 billion.
The previous Premier, Wen Jiabao, made at least one visit a year from 2000 to 2006, while Mr Xi's predecessor Hu Jintao visited in 1999 and 2003.
But another source said the Australian side was taking a "wait-and-see" approach to gauge how other major Western economies reacted to China's overtures.
China is Australia's biggest trading partner and the two have a wide-ranging free trade deal.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met heads of the Fortune Global 500 enterprises on the sidelines of the 18th China Development Forum in Beijing on Monday (March 20).
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The creators of " Sesame Street " announced Sunday that the popular show would introduce a muppet named Julia who has autism. But the inclusion of Julia on the live-action show is important-so much so that she's making headlines around the world.
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The Badgers led the Wildcats by four heading into halftime, but it was a tenuous lead at best against the top team in the nation. Three quarters of the tournament has been eliminated from postseason play already, and now we are down to just the Sweet 16.
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In London triggering Article 50 became a political battle cry for Brexiters anxious about backtracking from leaving the EU. Britain has said it wants to agree its divorce and a new relationship with Europe within the two years.
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Duterte meets Myanmar's leaders in Nay Pyi Taw
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