China and South Africa strengthen their bilateral relations with an emphasis on a “golden era” of cooperation. The leaders of both nations met in Pretoria to enhance their friendship and collaboration. They celebrated past achievements, such as the establishment of a Chinese carmaker’s plant in South Africa and the Confucius Institute at a local university. China and South Africa’s relationship has evolved from a partnership to a comprehensive strategic partnership over the past 25 years. They’ve cooperated in various sectors, including trade, infrastructure, technology, and education. China remains South Africa’s largest trading partner, with growing investment and extensive joint projects. Both countries are committed to deepening their ties in various fields and promoting people-to-people exchanges.