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World Economic Forum 2010

Li's Switzerland trip promotes cooperation

Chinese Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's fruitful trip to Switzerland and his attendance at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum have contributed to strengthening cooperation, mutual trust, mutual benefit and joint exploration of ways for post-crisis development. Full story

BACKGROUND

World Economic Forum 2010

The five-day WEF Annual Meeting 2010 is due to start on Wednesday in Swiss town Davos under the theme of "Improve the State of the World: Rethink, Redesign, Rebuild".

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