On the morning of October 18, Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks at the Great Hall of the People with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was in China to attend the third “Belt and Road” International Cooperation Summit Forum. Putin said that by the end of this year, the trade volume between Russia and China will exceed 200 billion US dollars.

“You just mentioned that our goal this year is to achieve a trade volume of 200 billion U.S. dollars. Now, if you look at it year by year, we analyzed last night, starting from today a year ago: 200 billion has been reached. For the end of this year, this It will definitely be surpassed,” Putin said.