Mexico-China trade reaches record $100 billion in 2021
During a session at the Mexico-China 2022 Forum: Recovery in action, the embassy’s Counsellor for Economic, Commercial and Promotional Affairs, Santiago Toledo, stated that the relationship between Mexico and China has been deepening in recent years, and assured that by 2022, all trade records between the two countries will be broken.
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, 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.
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.
Infotep and Huawei sign an agreement in the Dominican Republic
Infotep (Instituto Nacional de Formación Técnico Profesional) and Huawei Technologies Dominicana signed a cooperation agreement in which they commit to work together on a technical training project in telecommunications and information technology implemented in the country.
Colombia’s participation in China’s International Import Expo CIIE
Colcafé, a Colombian coffee producer and one of the most competitive companies in the foreign market, will exhibit at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) for the second time. The Expo itself is celebrating it editedition between November 5 and 10 in Shanghai.