LIST: Deals signed during Xi Jinping’s trip to Philippines

Pia Ranada
LIST: Deals signed during Xi Jinping’s trip to Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness the exchange of 29 documents – a mix of memoranda of understanding, letters, and commercial contracts

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and China signed 29 agreements on the first day of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the Philippines from Tuesday to Wednesday, November 20 to 21.

Xi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the exchange of these agreements on Tuesday in Malacañang.

Among these deals is a memorandum of understanding on oil and gas development.

Here is the list of the deals signed during Xi’s state visit:

    1. Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative

    1. Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Oil and Gas Development between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Infrastructure Cooperation Program between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Program for Cooperation on Industrial Parks Development between the Republic of the Philippines and People’s Republic of China

    1. The Exchange of Letters on the Davao River Bridge Project (Bucana) between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China.

    1. The Exchange of Letters on China Aid Bridge and Road Project in Marawi between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Exchange of Letters on Project of Container Inspection Equipment between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Handover Certificate of Emergency Humanitarian Cash Assistance between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Executive Programme of the Cultural Agreement of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China for 2019-2023

    1. Memorandum of Understanding on Basic Education between the Department of Education of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Information and Communications Technology of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Memorandum of Understanding between the Cooperative Development Authority of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China on Strengthening the Building of Agricultural Cooperatives

    1. Memorandum of Understanding on Jointly Promoting the Cooperation in Key Infrastructure Projects in Davao Region between the Department of Finance of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Implementation Agreement of the Feasibility Study of Panay-Guimaras-Negros Island Bridge

    1. Implementation Agreement of the Feasibility Study of Davao City Expressway Project

    1. Memorandum of Understanding on Renminbi Clearing Arrangement

    1. Protocol of Phytosanitary Requirements for Export of Fresh Young Coconuts from the Philippines to China between the Department of Agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Protocol of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Requirements for Export of Frozen Fruits from the Philippines to China between Department of Agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Memorandum of Understanding on Supporting the Feasibility Study of Major Projects between the Department of Finance of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the China International Development Cooperation Agency of the Government of the People’s Republic of China

    1. Memorandum of Understanding between Foreign Service Institute of the Republic of the Philippines and the China Foreign Affairs University of the People’s Republic of China 

    1. Preferential Buyer’s Credit Loan Agreement on the New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project between Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewage System (MWSS) and Export-Import Bank of China

    1. Memorandum of Understanding on Panda Bonds Issuance

    1. Commercial Contract of the New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project between Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewage System (MWSS) China Energy Engineering Corporation

    1. Framework Agreement for Industrial Park between Bases Conversion and Development Authority and Gezhouba

    1. Contract for the Project Management Consultancy of the Philippine National Railways South Long Haul Project (North-South Railway Project) between the Department of Transportation of the Republic of the Philippines and China Railway Design Corporation

    1. Commercial Contract of Safe Philippines Project, Phase I

    1. Letter of No Objection to the Organization of the Renminbi-Philippine Peso Foreign Exchange Trading Market

    1. Certificate of Authority to Operate for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Limited – Manila Branch

– Rappler.com

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Pia Ranada

Pia Ranada is a senior reporter for Rappler covering Philippine politics and environmental issues. For tips and story suggestions, email her at pia.ranada@rappler.com.