There, the discussions centred around a possible partnership in the construction of the La Brea Drydock and possibilities for foreign direct investment in Trinidad and Tobago.
Prime Minister Rowley also met with President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping. During this visit to the Great Hall of the People, Dr Rowley invited President Xi to take advantage of Trinidad and Tobago's strategic geographical location in terms of expanding trade and other services. Prime Minister Rowley also reiterated his call for foreign direct investment from China.
President Xi expressed his willingness to encourage Chinese companies to invest in Trinidad and Tobago and also to deepen longstanding ties. The two leaders agreed to collaborate in order to celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Trinidad and Tobago and China next year.