Sodium-ion batteries: the new China-driven alternative to replace lithium

The Chinese company JAC presented its first electric car powered by a sodium-ion battery, a much more affordable material than lithium. Sodium-ion batteries are the focus of scientific attention given their potential to dethrone lithium as a key mineral in the development of electromobility, which in the future may affect the countries that make up the “lithium triangle” in Latin America.

Argentina at the 10th China Science and Technology City International High-Tech Expo

The 10th China Science and Technology City International High-Tech Expo took place from November 16 to 19 in the city of Mianyang, Sichuan province. Argentina was the guest of honor.

Xiaomi doubles sales in Chile

In 2019, the Chinese electronic equipment company, Xiaomi, opened its first store in Chile. In the last quarter of 2021, the company grew by 46%, leaving the technology company with a market share of 21% in Chile.

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.

The rise of Artificial Intelligence

In 2019, China and Cuba announced the creation of the International Artificial Intelligence Research Institute. However, it was not until January of this year that such cooperation was provided.

China’s 5G technology investment in Argentina, according to Ambassador Sabino Vaca Narvaja

On October 20, the Argentine newspaper Ámbito held an interview with the Argentine Ambassador to China, Sabino Vaca Narvaja. The interview focused on China’s growing investment, especially in the telecommunications sector, where, according to the ambassador, China is ahead of its development worldwide.