The People’s Republic of China sends its congratulations upon Lula da Silva’s victory

Leaders around the world congratulated Luiz Inácion Lula da Silva on his victory as the new president of Brazil. Among them was the PRC’s leader, who sent his congratulations through the country’s Foreign Ministry.

Valuable cooperation between the People’s Republic of China and Brazil

The 6th meeting of the Sino-Brazilian High Level Commission for Dialogue and Cooperation (COSBAN) was held on May 23, 2022. A large number of ministries and government agencies attended.

Brazil is the largest exporter of grains to the People’s Republic of China

With 63.9 million metric tons exported, Brazil became the largest grain supplier to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

JBS invests in electric trucks for cargo distribution in Brazil

JBS, the world’s largest meat producer, created a new business unit to rent electric trucks to distribute refrigerated cargo to retail. This initiative will support the company in its plan to reduce carbon emissions, as well as reduce logistics costs in the medium and long term.

China vetoes three Brazilian meat exporters

China’s General Administration of Customs (GACC) suspended imports from two Brazilian beef plants and a Brazilian poultry producer, according to a statement on its website.

BYD takes over transportation in Brazil

The Chinese company BYD, one of the most important companies in clean energy and electric vehicles, presented the first Brazilian-made electric articulated bus in the city of São José dos Campos, State of São Paulo, along with the first monorail train that will be part of one of São Paulo’s subway lines.

Banco do Brasil receives a loan from a Chinese bank

Banco do Brasil received a US$ 500 million (R$ 2,576.8 million) loan from the China Development Bank (CDB) through its subscriber in Grand Cayman. The loan was signed on January 12 and is the first such financing between the two banks.

Great Wall Motors and its investment in the Brazilian market

Following Great Wall Motors (GWM) official launch in the Brazilian market, the Chinese brand announced that it will invest some R$10 billion (US$1.85 billion) in Brazil to produce hybrid and electric vehicles.

Brazil and China reach WTO agreement on sugar imports

Brazil initiated a complaint in 2018 at the WTO challenging China’s “safeguard” measure on imported sugar, its tariff quota administration, and its “automatic import licensing” system for extra-quota sugar.

China-Brazil Relations and the types of dependency between China-LAC: a conversation with Thiago de Aragão

In the 7th episode of the Coffee & Silk Podcast, we chatted with Thiago de Aragão about China´s interest y Latin America and the Caribbean and the dynamics of this relationship with a strong focus on Brazil.