China announced an interest-free loan to build a new presidential palace, and said it would build two schools. China already buys most of Sudan’s oil.
Mr Hu called for “dialogue” to find a peaceful solution in Darfur.
Western countries have urged him to put pressure on Sudan over the conflict, in which 200,000 people have died.
China Post’s editorial China, new colonialist in Africa says,”China gets oil and other natural resources from Africa, while exporting cheap goods. In return, Africa gets aid, weapons and trade. International pariahs such as Sudan and Zimbabwe get support from China.”