State Visit to China Ends

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden ended their state visit to China on Saturday.

The Royal couple were joined by a Swedish delegation including representatives of Volvo, IKEA and a group promoting the Öresund Region of southern Sweden and eastern Denmark.’

The last day of the state visit was devoted to seminars on trade, development and trade cooperation between China and Sweden.

On their visit, the King and Queen also greeted the Götheborg, a reproduction of an 18th century Swedish sailing ship, which arrived in China early last week after sailing from Sweden in October of last year.