December 3, 2015 / 6:55 AM / in 4 years

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping walks with South African President Jacob Zuma upon his arrival at the Union Buildings in Pretoria , December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Sydney Seshibedi

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.

($1 = 14.3640 rand)

Reporting by Joe Brock; Editing by James Macharia

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