Xi Jinping met ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum on Thursday © Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
Xi Jinping met ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum on Thursday © Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

Xi visit sparks flurry of trade deals in UAE

posted by Alex Daniel
24 July 2018

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a more than a dozen trade deals and agreements with China during Xi Jinping’s three-day visit to the country.

The Chinese president’s stay, part of an overseas tour around the Middle East and Africa to promote his monumental infrastructure and trade project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), resulted in 13 trade agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU) between the two countries.

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