China willing to negotiate with the entire Mercosur bloc
Meanwhile, Beijing, which has begun negotiations on a free trade agreement with Uruguay, is willing to cooperate with Mercosur as a whole, confirmed Cai Wei, director general for the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Latin American and Caribbean Affairs, in Montevideo.
The squid game: Uruguayan Navy pursues and captures Chinese jigging boat
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing is considered the sixth largest illicit economy in the world. In some cases, such as Mexico, it can represent up to 50% of the fishing demand. Uruguay was subject to this issue, which led to the arrest of the vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 606, after a chase that took place on July 4.
Chinese Foreign Ministry head to visit Uruguay in the middle of a tour of the continent
The Director General of the Department of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cai Wei, has been in constant contact with the Latin American and Caribbean region since early last year with a particular interest in Uruguay.
Uruguayan president denies deadlock in Uruguay-China FTA negotiations
The Uruguayan weekly magazine Búsqueda published an article on how the situation in Ukraine and the tensions between Russia, the United States, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) could potentiallly impact on China and, consequently, on the Free Trade Agreement with Uruguay. The President of Uruguay denied the information.