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Australian PM Gillard set for key China trip

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard will lead a heavyweight team to China on Friday touting not just better ties and trade but also the lofty ambition of putting Asia at the heart of Australia's future. 

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks to the Foreign Correspondents' Association in Sydney on April 4, 2013. She will lead a heavyweight team to China on Friday touting not just better ties and trade but also the lofty ambition of putting Asia at the heart of Australia's future.

"I'll be leading the most senior Australian political delegation ever to visit China," Gillard told foreign correspondents on the eve of departure.

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