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Xi Jinping in Britain: The China-U.K. Deals So Far

  • `Historic' stake taken in EDF's Hinkley Point nuclear plant
  • Xi says China steel, iron industry suffering over-capacity
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A New Era: China Signs Mega Deals With the U.K.

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China and the U.K. signed a slew of business deals as their leaders hailed a new era of growing ties between the two economies, downplaying security concerns and tensions between their steel industries.

Energy, tourism and health care were among the industries to get a boost on Wednesday as Chinese President Xi Jinping continued his four-day visit to Britain. The headline pact was the Asian nation’s securing of a stake in Electricite de France SA’s Hinkley Point project, Britain’s first nuclear plant in three decades and the most expensive atomic energy station ever.