$10 million Chinese biotechnology laboratory inaugurated in Uruguay

The BGI Genomics laboratory in Uruguay will focus on developing tests in key areas such as oncology and reproductive health

Representatives of China’s Ministry of Agriculture visit Uruguay

Uruguay received a delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China.

Uruguay accuses Argentina and Brazil of hindering Free Trade Agreement with China

President Lacalle Pou points out interference of neighboring countries in trade negotiations with China.

Uruguayan trade with China decreased in 2023

The International Business Institute of the Catholic University of Uruguay revealed a deterioration in the trade balance between China and Uruguay during 2023.

China exploring Uruguayan beef imports following customs discussions

Uruguay and China meet to improve their Foreign Trade Single Windows (SWF) to facilitate trade between the two countries.

Uruguay’s Distress Message Reveals Evidence of Forced Labor in the Chinese Fishing Fleet

At the end of June this year, a woman on the beach in Maldonado (Piriápolis – Uruguay) found a bottle with a message written in Chinese, ending with ‘S.O.S.’, indicating a call for help. The Piriápolis City Prefecture initiated an investigation and deciphered the message, revealing that it came from a crew member of the Chinese vessel Lu Qing Yuan Yu 765, which had been trapped by its company.

Uruguayan Senator requests report on China-Uruguay FTA feasibility study

On August 24, Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo announced that, at the request of Chinese officials, the feasibility report for the FTA between China and Uruguay will be confidential.

Uruguayan cattle, a success in China

China has become the main importer of Uruguayan beef. Now, there are plans to import live cattle from Uruguay to China, in order to crossbreed Uruguayan cattle with Wagyu cattle from China.

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.

Illegal Fishing in Uruguay

The difference between ilegal and Unregulated fishing is evident in the controversy surrounding the fishing vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 606 of Chinese origin, recently captured in Uruguayan waters, and whose illegality could not be concluded due to language difficulties.

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