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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (right) listens to US Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue (center) with chairman of the US Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Tamara Lundgren (left) before their meeting in Beijing on Tuesday. AP

Infrastructure key to the futureChina and the United States agreed Wednesday to strengthen cooperation on infrastructure while calling for an acceleration of talks on a bilateral investment treaty."This year's dialogue led to new consensus on infrastructure investment between China and the US," Chen Wenling, chief economist at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, said at the closing of the Sixth Annual US-China CEO and Former Senior Officials' Dialogue, held in Beijing this week."Both sides agreed there are tremendous investment...

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Xi meets Fidel in Havana

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Tuesday in Havana, Cuba, the last stop on his four-nation Latin American trip.At Castro's residence in Havana, the two exchanged views on bilateral ties,... Read more

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Chinese textiles showcased at NYC fair

Chinese fabric and textile companies are showcasing the strong ties they have with New York City's fashion and garment industries as close to 300 exhibit their products at the 2014 International Apparel Sourcing Expo.The show... Read more

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Xi gifts a vision of modern China

A national gift is often a treasure or something iconic like an Argentine soccer jersey such as one worn by Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi. What would President Xi Jinping give Argentina? Neither silk, nor... Read more