Cape Verde’s finance minister begins Asian tour in China

12 March 2012

Cape Verde’s Finance Minister, Cristina Duarte Sunday began a four-day visit to China during which she is scheduled to meet with her Chinese counterpart Xie Xuren as well as with officials from the Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministries, the Cape Verdean press reported.

The visit, which is due to end on 14 March, is the first by the minister to China and includes meetings at a number of Chinese financial institutions, including the China Development Bank, which is one of the most active vehicles for Chinese investment abroad.

China is the first stop on a tour of Asia by Minister Cristina Duarte, which also includes Japan and Singapore. (macauhub)