December 2, 2015 / 2:10 PM / 4 years ago

Zuma says South Africa, China sign deals worth $6.5 billion

Chinese President Xi Jinping walks with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on arrival for a state visit in Harare, Zimbabwe December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa and China signed deals worth 94 billion rand ($6.5 billion) during talks between the two countries, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday, adding that relations between the two nations were at their “best ever”.

The talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping focused on boosting investment and trade between the two countries.

Reporting by Joe Brock; Editing by James Macharia

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