China and France signed on Monday two agreements on aviation cooperation during French Prime Minister Francois Fillon’s China visit.

According to the deals, the aerospace giant CFM International is to build an assembly line in China to supply engines to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China for the country’s home—grown jetliner C919. The two countries altogether signed 12 deals on bilateral cooperation after talks between Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Mr. Fillon. The other deals covered cooperation in such areas as nuclear energy utilization, culture and water resource utilization.

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