King Starts China Visit

King Carl Gustaf of Sweden, together with Industry Minister Maud Olofsson and a host of Swedish business leaders have started an official visit to China.

Among the points on the agenda, a visit to the World Expo exhibition in Shanghai.

They will also meet Chinese government officials and take part in seminars on women in business, for example. The aim of the visit is to strengthen business ties between the two nations, according to news agency TT.