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Bahamas–China relations


Bahamas–China relations

Bahamas-China relations
Map indicating locations of Bahamas and China


Premier Wen Jibao meets with Prime Minister Perry Christie in Beijing in 2004

Bahamas–China relations refers to bilateral between the People's Republic of China and the Bahamas. Diplomatic relations were established on May 23, 1997.[1] Less than two months later, the Chinese government opened up an embassy in Nassau, on the island of New Providence.[1] The government of the Bahamas has not established an embassy in Beijing, although in 1999 Dr. Arthur Foulkes was appointed the first non-resident ambassador.[1] Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham became the first Bahamian head of government to visit China in 1997.[1]

Economic relations

in 2002 trade volume between the countries totalled some $62.93 million, with China exporting all but $60,000 of that.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Bahamas". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. 26 September 2003. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
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