PM: £5.6bn deals agreed during China trip

David Cameron has claimed £5.6 billion in business deals have been agreed between the UK and China during his three-day trip to the country.

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A Chinese banquet fit for a prime minister

Chinese president Xi Jinping has held a lavish dinner banquet for Prime Minister David Cameron during his state visit to China, including delicacies such as sturgeon's marrow, steamed duck and boiled lobster claw:

  • Sturgeon's marrow and bamboo fungus soup
  • Boiled lobster claw with peach gum with saffron
  • Coldfish roll with bacon
  • Sauteed shredded pork in chilli and garlic sauce
  • Steamed duck and taro past with rice wine
  • Assorted vegetables in casserole
  • Glutinous rice congee with gingko

The meal was followed be desserts of pastries and fruits, and accompanied by wines from China's Shandong region.

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