Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in India on Wednesday, beginning his first visit to the country since assuming the presidency last year.
The three-day visit notably began from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, as opposed to the capital New Delhi.
Ahmedabad is the business capital of the state of Gujarat, the home state of new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Trade and economic development is a key component of the bilateral relationship between the two Asian giants. Here’s a snapshot of how they compare on some key indicators.