During a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, it was emphasized that China is committed to enhancing collaboration with Algeria across various significant sectors, notably infrastructure and petrochemicals. This announcement underscores Algeria’s intention to strengthen its economic relations with the second-largest global economy.
Given its advantageous position on the Mediterranean Sea, the North African nation holds strategic significance for China. The historical ties between Beijing and the National Liberation Front, which date back to the late 1950s when Algeria was striving for independence from France, further underscore the importance of their relationship.
President Xi Jinping also expressed that in addition to the aforementioned sectors of infrastructure and petrochemicals, both China and Algeria will further expand their collaborative efforts in aerospace, nuclear energy, and renewable energy. This comprehensive approach aims to explore and develop new avenues of cooperation that will benefit both nations.
Following the productive meeting, China and Algeria proceeded to sign a series of bilateral agreements, highlighting their commitment to strengthen cooperation in various areas. The agreements encompassed telecommunications, sustainable urban development, and trade, among others, as reported by CCTV. These signed agreements reflect the shared determination of both nations to foster mutually beneficial partnerships and pave the way for further collaboration.
During the talks held in Beijing between President Xi Jinping and President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Xi emphasized that Algeria is a natural partner for China. In addition to the sectors mentioned earlier, Xi further highlighted the intention to strengthen bilateral relations in the domains of minerals and agriculture, as reported by the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV.
This acknowledgment underscores the mutual recognition of the potential for enhanced collaboration and signifies the commitment of both nations to explore further avenues of cooperation in these vital sectors.