Li and Trudeau talk to Canadian business leaders

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is wrapping up his 3-day visit to Canada. He spent his last day in Montreal, largely meeting with business leaders.

He and the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed a gathering of the Canada China Business Council.

CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

Li and Trudeau talk to Canadian business leaders

Li and Trudeau talk to Canadian business leaders

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is wrapping up his 3-day visit to Canada. He spent his last day in Montreal, largely meeting with business leaders. He and the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed a gathering of the Canada China Business Council. CCTV America's Roee Ruttenberg reports.

“China will foster an enabling and improving rule of law environment, so that investors and businessman from Canada will enjoy just, fair and equal treatment, just like Chinese businesses In addition, we will make our rules transparent in all sectors,” Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said.

Li Keqiang is the first Chinese Premier to visit Canada in more than a decade. Following a day of politics in the capital, Ottawa, he came to Montreal to talk business.

Li’s host this week, Trudeau, criticized his predecessors approach to Beijing, and promised his Liberal government would put bilateral ties back on track.

“Our bilateral relationship has general been warm, starting with some great work, done by my dad, which I’m proud of. But over the last decades, relations have been unfocused, inconsistent. Well, my government is committed to changing with. With our Chinese partners, like Premier Li, we’ll bring stability and regularity back to the table,” he said.


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