Disney eyes China

Walt Disney Co. said it met with high-ranking Chinese government officials this week to discuss expanding Disney’s business activities in China.

Disney said its president and chief operating officer, Frank Wells, finished a two-day visit Thursday in Beijing. The company said Wells held talks with Chinese officials including vice president Rong Yiren and senior vice premier Zhu Rongji.

The company said the discussions centered primarily on intellectual property protection.

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