China, Kazakhstan Sign US$2 Billion in Deals as Xinjiang Party Boss Visits

Channelnewsasia, May 06,’16

China and Kazakhstan signed US$2 billion worth deals during a trip to the Central Asian country by the Communist Party boss of China’s far western region of Xinjiang. Restive Xinjiang, strategically located on the borders of Central Asia, Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, is a key part of what Beijing officially refers to as its “one belt, one road” strategy to develop trade and transport links across Asia and beyond.

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