President Ueli Maurer began his trip to Asia on 22 April 2019, accompanied by a finance and business delegation.
The President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, invited President Ueli Maurer to pay a state visit on 28 and 29 April 2019.
Prior to this, the Swiss delegation met representatives from the worlds of politics and business for official talks in Shanghai on 23 April 2019.
On 24 and 25 April 2019, the Swiss delegation led by President Ueli Maurer visited companies in the financial and technology sector in Beijing and signed an exchange of letters with the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC).
On 26 and 27 April, President Ueli Maurer took part in the opening event and various meetings of the Belt and Road Forum together with representatives from more than 100 countries, including almost 40 heads of state and government.
On 28 April 2019, the President of the Swiss Confederation discussed financial policy issues with Li Keqiang, Premier of the People's Republic of China, and Liu He, Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China.
Photos of the state reception
Dossier of the trip to China
Last modification 10.05.2019