Strengthening ties and debt reorganization
Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso made an official visit to the People’s Republic of China in February of this year. The visit will coincide with the winter games in Beijing, and will also serve as an opportunity to discuss political and economic issues.
Conclusion of the initial phase of the promotion of Uruguayan beef in Shanghai
As one of the main beef producers in the world, Uruguay, on November 25, the National Meat Institute (INC) launched a promotional campaign called “Taste the meat in the year of Ox, a delicacy from Uruguay”. The event concluded on January 11.
Chinese trade sets its sights on Latin America and the Caribbean
A study conducted by researchers at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile reveals that China’s relations with Latin America and the Caribbean are becoming increasingly closer. The study highlights that in recent decades investments made by the Asian country in the region have increased from $7 billion to $64 billion and that in the next few years.
China capitalizes on US sanctions on Venezuela and Iran
Having been sanctioned by the US as a result of the arms embargo, Venezuela and Iran are seeking to reactivate their respective economies through oil exports. Meanwhile, China increased its oil imports from Venezuela and Iran in 2021 to their highest level in the last three years.
China outstrips the US with its imports to Colombia
At the beginning of the current year, the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) revealed data on imports between January and November 2021, estimating that imports totaled US$6,545 million. The most surprising aspect of this study was that, for the first time in eight years, China leads annual imports to Colombia.
Xiaomi opens its largest store in Central America, in Costa Rica
Xiaomi opened its largest store in Central America, a 400-square-meter store in downtown San José, on November 5. Investment in the store, which stocks smartphones and other electronic devices such as watches, screens, headphones, scooters, robot vacuum cleaners, etc., amounted to more than US$1 million.
Argentina’s Universidad Austral – A lecture on opportunities for technological cooperation between Argentina and China
On November 10, the School of Politics, Government, and International Relations at Argentina’s Universidad Austral held a lecture entitled: “Argentina and China, the comprehensive strategic partnership and the Huawei case as a technological challenge for telecommunications in the post-pandemic world.
Argentina, Colombia, and Cuba participated in the 8th China International Import Expo.
The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is an annual event held in the People’s Republic of China to enable traders from all over the world to promote their products in order to establish trade in the Asian’s country’s market. The eighth version of the Expo took place in Shanghai, on November 5 – 10 this year.