The Dutch parliamentary delegation visits Beijing and Shanghai. Main topics of discussion will be the political, economic  and social developments in China. Other matters that will be discussed are the bilateral relations between China  and The Netherlands and the position of China in the world. The members of the Dutch House of Representatives  were invited by the committee for foreign affairs of the National People’s Congress of China. A delegation of the People’s Congress visited The Netherlands in May 2012. The last visit of a Dutch delegation to China was in April 2001.