BYD in Chile

The Chinese company BYD has recently signed an alliance with the Chilean company Astar, in order to distribute electric vehicles for the first months of 2023 in Chile.

Financial closure by Chinese company delays the design of the Bogotá subway system

As reported by the Colombian radio program “W Radio,” uncertainty exists regarding the delivery deadlines for the Bogotá subway system, as a result of the failure of the APCA Transmetro consortium to meet the deadlines for financial closure.

Chinese mining in Bolivia

Chinese mining companies are able to act intensively. The effects of this activity have been experienced mainly at social and environmental levels in Bolivia.

Foreign exchange trading facilities between Argentina and the People’s Republic of China

The President of China, Xi Jinping, met with Argentine President, Alberto Fernández, on November 15, on the occasion of the G20 summit in Bali. The leaders agreed to extend a foreign exchange agreement for US$ 5 billion.

Manufacturing of Sinovac Vaccines in Chile

At the end 2021, Sinovac Biotech announced plans to build a vaccine production plant in Chile. The plant,is expected to be ready by 2023.

Chinese company involved in corruption cases confirmed irregular business dealings in road tenders.

China Harbour Engineering Co. (CHEC) reported having found irregularities in the bribery case involving the Bolivian Highway Authority (ABC), which led to the dismissal of the company’s general manager, Jin Zhengyuan.

Chinese incursion into Colombian infrastructure

This month has brought a high level of activity in the development of PRC companies in Colombia.

The Tarot Club

The Tarot Club is a group of Chinese companies, located in Peru, that used an illegal service in order to obtain public bids.

Chinese company reportedly bribed officials of the Bolivian Highway Administration

A pro-government congressman denounced a Chinese company for a millionaire bribe to officials of the Bolivian national road entity.

Huawei announces cloud expansion in Latin America

The Chinese tech company Huawei announced the expansion and improvement of its cloud business in Latin America, to boost digital transformation and development in the region.

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