On 13 November 2013, Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met in Beijing with Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the Second Vice President of Equatorial Guinea.
Li Yuanchao said that China and Equatorial Guinea enjoy profound traditional friendship. Both countries are now in an important period of development and construction. Hope both sides will deepen political mutual trust and expand practical cooperation in the fields of oil, credit and loans, engineering and human resources training so as to uplift China- Equatorial Guinea traditional friendly and cooperative relations to a new high.
Mangue expressed that Equatorial Guinea and China are true friends and are ready to enhance mutually beneficial cooperation between the two sides in the fields of infrastructure, oil and health to benefit both peoples.