David Cameron has met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing and oversaw the signing of 10 agreements in areas from legal assistance to space exploration.
The agreements included a treaty on legal assistance in criminal matters, a pact on space exploration cooperation, and agreements on enhancing bilateral investment and developing China’s use of gas.
The Global Times newspaper's criticism of the UK is stinging given that David Cameron has spent two days courting China's leaders.
David Cameron's visit to China has not been easy to arrange with the pressure for the trip coming from the British.
David Cameron hopes to mend relations with China as he brings a large trade delegation with him.