China–myanmar relations (chinese: 中缅关系 burmese: မြန်မာ-တရုတ်ပြည်သူ့သမ္မတနိုင်ငံဆက်ဆံရေး) refers to the international relations between the people's republic of china and myanmar china and myanmar have active bilateral relations with each other. China - myanmar relations in the past, china was a key supporter of myanmar’s military junta - the ruling body that long opposed aung san suu kyi, kept her under house arrest and long thwarted the country’s pro-democracy movement. The diplomat is a current-affairs magazine for the asia-pacific, with news and analysis on politics, security, business, technology and life across the region. What’s next for myanmar-china relations naing ko ko 31 aug 2016 state counsellor daw aung san suu kyi, left, greets chinese president xi jinping before a meeting at the diaoyutai state guesthouse in beijing on august 19.
Myanmar was the first country to recognize and establish diplomatic relations with china after the chinese communist party assumed power in 1949 although there were minor lapses and fluctuations in bilateral relations, overall relations between the two countries were largely cooperative and harmonious during the past six decades.
Naypyidaw, may 9 (xinhua) -- chinese state councilor and minister of public security zhao kezhi met with myanmar president u win myint and state counselor aung san suu kyi on wednesday to discuss bilateral relations. China-myanmar security operation spotlights big drug challenge though recent successes deserve mention, they also pale in comparison to both the magnitude and multidimensionality of the overall problem. As china-myanmar relations enter a new chapter, commercial initiatives are expected to guide mutual cooperation in the future, china and myanmar may no longer be as close as before, but at least their new partnership will be more sustainable.
The two sides reached broad consensus on developing bilateral relations and enhancing exchanges in culture, education, health and sports mutually beneficial cooperation in economy and trade continued to deepen and bilateral trade maintained steady and fast growth china continued to rank among the top foreign investors in myanmar. Historically strained, myanmar's foreign relations, particularly with western nations, have improved since 2012 myanmar has generally maintained warmer relations with neighbouring states and is a member of the association of southeast asian nations. With this history in mind, the geopolitical significance of this month’s visit by myanmar’s now de facto leader was rightly played up, not only for bilateral relations but also for asean and its member states.
Timeline: china-myanmar relations myanmar state counsellor aung san suu kyi (l) shakes hands with chinese president xi jinping during the welcome ceremony for the belt and road forum, at the international conference center in yanqi lake, north of beijing, may 15, 2017.
In 2013, china and myanmar developed comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit and deepened exchanges and cooperation in political, economic, trade, cultural, people-to-people and military fields there were frequent high-level visits. Bilateral relations with the russian federation are among the strongest enjoyed by largely isolated burma russia had established diplomatic relations with burma at independence and these continued after the fall of the soviet union china and russia once vetoed a un security council resolution designed to punish burma.