Failed appointment of Andreas Pierotic as Ambassador to China

The Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs withdrew the appointment of the Chilean Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Andreas Pierotic, despite the fact that the decision was made after China granted the agreement requested by Chile at the beginning of March.

Investigation revealed that Chinese mafia “Fujian Bang” operates in Chile

An investigation carried out by the Chilean newspaper La Tercera revealed the existence of a relationship between local and Chinese criminals; the latter were identified as coming from a gang known as “Bang de Fujian”

Chile continues to be the world’s leading cherry producer

Chile continues to be the world’s leading cherry producer, driven by Chinese consumption. The president of the Chilean Federation of Fruit Producers (Fedefruta), Jorge Valenzuela, highlighted the following: “We continue to be number one…”

Xiaomi doubles sales in Chile

In 2019, the Chinese electronic equipment company, Xiaomi, opened its first store in Chile. In the last quarter of 2021, the company grew by 46%, leaving the technology company with a market share of 21% in Chile.

Chile will be one of China’s main cherry and grape suppliers by 2021

Data recently published by the China Chamber of Commerce indicate that, in 2021, the Asian country imported 7.03 million metric tons of fruit, among which grapes and cherries from Chile stood out

Chile’s Civil Registry annulled the tender awarded to Aisino

On November 15, the Chilean Civil Registry annulled the tender awarded to the Chinese-German consortium Aisino-M眉hlbauer to issue passports and identity cards. Through its spokesman, Minister Jaime Bellolio, the Chilean government indicated that “certain new information is requested regarding the protection of personal data.

Customs agreement between China and Chile

A customs agreement for authorized economic operator (AEO) status signed between China and Chile came into force on October 8. According to the Chinese General Administration of Customs (GAC), this is the first mutual recognition with China officially implemented in South America.

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