Xi to Meet Businesspeople During Korea Visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will speak about the Korea-China free trade agreement at the Korea-China business forum in downtown Seoul on July 4.

Some 200 Korean CEOs who are doing business with China are expected to attend.

Xi is visiting Korea on July 3-4. "The Chinese side wanted to meet Korean business leaders," an industry insider said.

Xi is expected to visit a Samsung plant escorted by Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong.

He will keep up the tradition of bringing a couple of pandas, China's national animal, to be cared for at amusement park Samsung Everland, according to a business insider.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jun. 23, 2014 11:28 KST