Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday.
Li, who's expected to become China's next leader, and Cook discussed intellectual-property issues and greater cooperation between the country and the tech giant, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
"China will create a good environment for and strengthen the protection of intellectual-property rights for fair competition among various enterprises including foreign and domestic ones, according to the Chinese law," Li said, according to the Journal.
It was a "great meeting," Carolyn Wu, a Beijing-based Apple spokeswoman, told Bloomberg. China is Apple's largest market outside the U.S.