China-USSR economic cooperation deal

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Zhou Enlai (L) shakes hands with Khrushchev at the signing ceremony.

On February 7, 1959, Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR Nikita Khrushchev in Moscow signed a deal in which the USSR agreed to help China build 78 large scale industrial enterprises and power plants during 1959 and 1967, with a total cost of 5 billion rubles. China was to provide commodities to the USSR in return.