Russia's vice prime minister Viktor Khristenko is leaving for China to participate in a session of the committee on preparing regular meetings between the two countries' government heads, said the White house's press service. Khristenko and Wu Yi, member of the Chinese state council, are co-chairmen of the committee.
The meetings in the northern Chinese city of Harbin will be devoted to abolishing antidumping procedures towards selling Russian steel on the Chinese market. Cooperation in the energy sphere, as well as the countries' participation in the World Trade organization will also be on the agenda. Khristenko and Wu Yi are expected to take part in the opening ceremony of Harbin's annual economic exhibition.
Khristenko returns to Moscow on June 17.
Russia has left the list of 33 largest holders of US government bonds, after the country disposed of at least a third of remaining bonds