Collectively, Chinese tourists spend more than 200 billion euros abroad - more than any other country. Foreign travel is expected to rise again this year, despite China’s slowing economy. In second place is the US, followed by Germany.
The ten-member ASEAN and its partners are meeting this week amid worries the US-China trade row will negatively impact the region. The summit is expected to see progress made on a China-backed regional trade pact.
Despite warnings from China that Germany should not interfere in its internal affairs, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on Beijing to be transparent about the human rights conflict surrounding the Uighur Muslims.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas finished his trip to China looking ahead to Germany's seat on the UN Security Council beginning in 2019. He said arms control was a particular challenge for both countries to tackle.
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