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China and UK sign extensive trade and investment deals worth £40b

Major pacts include China's stake in Hinkley nuclear power plant and agreement on cyber-espionage

Mr Xi (centre) with Ren Zhengfei, billionaire and president of Huawei Technologies Co (left), and employees of Huawei Technologies at their offices in London on Wednesday.


TRADE and investment deals worth £40 billion (S$86 billion) sealed between China and Britain have helped lift the sterling against the US dollar and other currencies.

The focus is on bilateral investment, infrastructure and innovation. The well-advertised Hinkley Point C...

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