Venezuela Will Begin Business Rounds with Chinese Entrepreneurs to Consolidate a Special Economic Zone in the Country
During the seventeenth edition of the ‘Con Maduro +’ program, Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro announced the commencement of negotiations with the province of Shenzhen to boost the development of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) between La Guaira and the Asian city. He highlighted Shenzhen’s significant annual exports, solidifying its position as China’s largest exporter, and emphasized the importance of engaging with the city’s three major companies to discuss the implementation of the SEZ.
Costa Rica limits Huawei’s participation in 5G development
During his visit to Washington, Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves discussed cybersecurity and talked about how his country experienced a cyberattack in 2022, allegedly of Russian origin. He highlighted that Costa Rica received assistance from the United States and Spain to counter the effects of the attack.
New Chinese Ambassador to Colombia: A strengthened link
On August 28th, Mr. Zhu Jingyang arrived in Bogotá, D.C. as the newly appointed Chinese ambassador to Colombia, marking the return of a high-ranking representative from the Asian country to Colombia after more than five months of interim leadership. The former ambassador, Lan Hu, bid farewell on March 24th in an event at the Chinese embassy in Bogotá and now serves as the Chinese ambassador to Venezuela.
Bolivia to expand its chia production in the Chinese market
Bolivia is making efforts to strengthen its presence in the Chinese market and aims to become the world’s leading producer and exporter of chia seeds. This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Benjamín Blanco. A delegation of technicians from the Chinese Customs Administration in Bolivia will inspect chia production in the country in order to expedite the procedures for exporting this product to China, which represents a significant market opportunity for Bolivia’s chia production surplus.
Venezuela and China make rapprochement in communication matters
The Deputy Minister of International Communication of Venezuela, Mercedes Chacín, and the Director-General of China Media Group (CMG) Latin America, Zhu Boying, met in order to strengthen cooperation in the field of communication between the two countries. This meeting, held in the prestigious Simón Bolívar Hall, was marked by Chacín’s determination to establish collaborative agreements that not only improve relations between Venezuela and China but also enable both countries to become reference points for news in their respective nations.