President Xi Jinping is expected to sign several cooperation agreements on manufacturing, finance, energy and cultural exchanges during his upcoming tour of Europe.
The trip is widely expected to mark a "turning point" in Britain's ties with China, both economically and politically, and touch upon major projects such as nuclear energy and high-speed rail.
Premier Li Keqiang is to attend the East Asia leaders' meetings and pay an official visit to Brunei, Thailand and Vietnam from Oct 9 to 15.
Premier Li visits four countries in Asian and Europe
Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the DPRK and the ROK is expected to strengthen bilateral ties and help the peninsula move closer to the resumption of the Six-Party Talks.