27th March 2013, www.lankabusinessonline.com
"This visit is a strong boost to the growing Lanka-China bilateral trade," commerce and industry minister Rishad Bathiudeen said in a statement.
Bilateral trade with China rose 19.5 percent to reach 2.676 billion US dollars in 2012. Sri Lanka's exports to China was 108.12 million US dollars.
The six member delegation from Yunan will meet key officials, the ministry said.