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China’s football industry, a sport-bridge to Latin America

In the conversation, Professor Caycedo talks about the PRC’s interest in football and how the government actively promotes the sport around the country with the aim of turning China into a football powerhouse.

Peru receives vaccine donation from China

Peru received a batch of more than one million doses of Sinopharm against the coronavirus, donated by the Chinese government, on November 13.

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.

XIV China – Latin America and the Caribbean Business Summit

The annual XIV China-Latin America and the Caribbean Business Summit, first held in 2007, was held this year on November 16 and 17, in the city of Chongqing. The Summit connected Chinese and Latin American businesspeople in a context of economic cooperation.

Meeting between the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China (NPC) and the President of the Peruvian Congress

Li Zhanshu, chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), met with Peru's President of Congress, Maria del Carmen Alva, via video call on November 10. Li said that China-Peru relations have developed rapidly and have deepened mutual political trust and improved economic and trade cooperation.

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-Mühlbauer 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.

Xi Jinping attends the Economic Leaders’ Meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC)

The Forum's 28th Economic Leaders' Meeting was held on November 12, with the online presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The President's speech was based on five main points, all of which directly involved the Latin American countries that are part of the Forum.

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.

Container crisis: Affectations in Peru

The cost of exports from Asia has increased by 50% in Peru in the short term. From China to Callao, Peru's most important port, they have increased up to five times their value compared to before the pandemic: according to the Peruvian Association of Port Operators (Asppor), freight rates have increased from US$2,000 to US$10,000.