Construction begins on the RegioTram

The Department of Cundinamarca’s Governor’s Office issued a communiqué announcing that construction work on the RegioTram de Occidente began on June 23.

Sinovac to build a vaccine production plant in Bogota, Colombia

The Chinese biopharmaceutical company, Sinovac, will allocate US$100 million for the construction of a vaccine production plant, which is part of a ten-year project that will begin in 2023.

Justo & Bueno in Colombia will close stores after not receiving resources from Chinese firm to pay off debts

The discount and low-cost chain Justo & Bueno was awaiting a financial injection from the Chinese firm JF Capital. However, on the evening of May 10, the Justo & Bueno chain informed that it regretted that the new owners had not been able to meet the agreed deadlines.

Chinese firm JF Capital International has bought the Justo & Bueno chain

The shareholding of the retail company Justo & Bueno (J&B) was purchased by the Chinese conglomerate Joining Futures Capital International Limited. The news of the purchase was made official last Thursday, April 19, following the supermarket company’s financial crisis that began in 2021.

China Mastery Colombia 2022

China Mastery Colombia 2022 is an import event that reaches the city of Bogota thanks to Valeria Bernardo to promote entrepreneurship through the business of imports from China and the United States.

Tianjin (China) and Cali (Colombia) strengthen ties

The cities of Cali (Colombia) and Tianjin (People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed an agreement to establish cooperation and relations with each other. This agreement promotes innovation, productive diversification, and the elimination of underinvestment and the scarcity of technological advances with a view to overcoming poverty and inequality.

China is the Asian country with the largest investment in Colombia

ProColombia recently highlighted that China was the Asian country with the highest investment in Colombia in 2021, a leadership position it has maintained since 2018.

Ai Weiwei’s works in Colombia

Starting February 19, 2022, to March 31 of this year, La Cometa Gallery in Bogota, (Colombia) opens its doors to Ai Weiwei, a Chinese activist, artist, and architect, who in recent years has become one of the most important exponents of contemporary art today.

Greenlight for Zifivax vaccine in Colombia

The Chinese pharmaceutical company, Chongqing Zhifei Biological Products, has launched a new vaccine called Zifivax to combat COVID-19. According to the resolution published by Invima —the institution in charge of national health references— there are sufficient reasons to approve of vaccine, as it has proven to be effective against COVID-19.

Bogota joins the Year of the Water Tiger celebration

February 1, 2022, marked the Chinese New Year, a traditional holiday of great importance in the Chinese calendar. Bogotá (Colombia) was one of the cities in Latin America and the Caribbean that joined the celebration. The Colombian capital also took the opportunity to celebrate 42 years of diplomatic relations with the Asian country.

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