Peruvian leader dedicates new study center
Updated: 2013-04-15 15:59
By Mike Peters (China Daily)
Peru's President Ollanta Humala (center) is greeted by officials of University of Hebei in Shijiazhuang. Feng Yongbin / China Daily
After spending the weekend at the Boao Forum for Asia in Sanya, Humala spent a whirlwind day in the capital that included a reception at Beijing's Bridge Art Center to formally establish a Peruvian Studies Center at the University of Hebei in Shijiazhuang.
China is "an inexhaustible market" that has become the biggest buyer of Peruvian products, a leading investor and trade partner for several Latin American countries, Humala told Latin American media.
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