Argentina to send a military delegation to China for armaments

An Argentine military delegation will travel to the People’s Republic of China in March as part of a bilateral defense cooperation agreement which, among other issues, includes the purchase of Chinese fighter jets.

China’s support to Argentina over the Falkland Islands sparked conflict with the U.K.

Great Britain rejected the People’s Republic of China鈥檚 position on Argentina’s claim over the Falkland Islands. This alarmed the British government even more after diplomatic matters became one of the priorities of the agreement signed by Alberto Fern谩ndez and Xi Jinping.

Argentina joins China’s new Silk Road initiative

On February 6, Argentina joined the New Silk Roads initiative, as part of an agreement reached during Argentine President Alberto Fernandez’s visit to China.

China and Argentina sign new agreement for nuclear power plant construction

Nucleoel茅ctrica is an Argentinean electricity generating company that operates the Embalse and Atucha I and II nuclear power plants. On February 1, the company signed an agreement to develop a project with the China National Nuclear Cooperation (CNNC), which will include the construction of a nuclear plant of the fourth nuclear power plant in Argentina.

The first meeting between Argentinean President Alberto Fernandez and Xi Jinping

Following the opening of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, President Xi Jinping hosted a luncheon at the People’s Palace for the heads of state attending the opening. Among the guests was Argentine President Alberto Fernandez.

Chinese financing to upgrade Argentina’s power grid

On January 13, the Argentine Energy Secretariat met with China Electric Power Equipment and Technology (CET) to sign a project for the construction of a new power transformer station in the South American country.

Argentina鈥檚 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.

Buenos Aires seeks to attract Chinese tourism

Under the concept of “digital cities”, Buenos Aires seeks to attract travelers, students, and digital nomads from China as part of its post-pandemic tourism reactivation strategy.

YPF and CATL meet to sign a Strategic Partnership

CATL President, Chen Junwei, recently met with the Secretary of Mining of Argentina, Alberto Hensel, and the President of YPF, Pablo Gonzalez, in order to reach an agreement for the development of joint projects in Argentina.

Argentina’s possible financing plan for external debt sustainability

Some of the proposed plans for this refinancing have to do with the authorization given by Fernandez to the director of the Central Bank, Miguel Angel Pesce, to negotiate an extension of funds in yuan with the People’s Bank of China.

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