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  • Monday, April 23rd 2018 - 09:22 UTC

    China and South Korea seek trade agreements with Mercosur

    South Korean PM Lee Nak-yon in March agreed with Brazilian President Michel Temer to start formal negotiations for a SK/Mercosur free trade deal by June

    China and South Korea are seeking to establish free trade agreements with Mercosur in a strategic response to Washington's increasingly protectionist stance. The East Asian initiatives have resonated well in a region where Washington is keeping its distance. U.S. President Donald Trump has not visited a single Latin American country since taking office in January 2017, and chose not to attend the Summit of the Americas, which recently concluded in Peru.

  • Thursday, May 18th 2017 - 21:30 UTC

    Argentina applies to join the China led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank

    With Argentina expected to join in the near future, this leaves only three of G20 countries which are not a part of the AIIB - Japan, Mexico and the United States.

    Foreign Minister Malcorra Susana said on Wednesday that Argentina has applied to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and is willing to be actively involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.

  • Monday, September 5th 2016 - 09:09 UTC

    Macri targets Chinese tourists; no need of a visa to visit Argentina

    President Macri held a half hour meeting on Saturday with his host Xi Jinping to confirm bilateral trade and investments

    Argentine president Mauricio Macri announced in China that besides boosting and balancing bilateral trade and confirming the infrastructure and energy deals reached by his predecessor, Chinese tourists will no longer need visas to visit Argentina.

  • Saturday, May 21st 2016 - 08:46 UTC

    Malcorra successfully completes negotiations with China and meets on Monday in Buenos Aires with Serra

    On Thursday Malcorra met her peer Wang Yi and said projects signed with Beijing were reviewed satisfactorily, and the strategic association was ratified

    Argentina's foreign minister Susana Malcorra held another round of talks with high level Chinese officers in Beijing, as part of her official visit to China to promote trade, investment and the special strategic relation between the two countries. But also cut short her visit to other countries to be back in Buenos Aires next Monday in time to meet with her new Brazilian peer, Jose Serra to address the bilateral agenda and Mercosur among other issues.

  • Tuesday, January 13th 2015 - 08:36 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez to Beijing in February; more financial support from China

    Xi Jinping and Cristina Fernandez in Buenos Aires when the bilateral relation was upgraded to a “comprehensive strategic association”

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will be travelling to Beijing next month, reciprocating a visit from her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping last July, it was officially announced by chief of staff Jorge Capitanich. The meeting was anticipated last Friday in a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers on the sidelines of the CELAC/China ministerial forum held last week in Beijing.

  • Monday, June 16th 2014 - 05:52 UTC

    G77 plus China summit confirms the close ties of Beijing with Latin America

    Evo Morales hosted the meeting which convened representatives from 133 countries

    The summit of G77 leaders plus China wrapped up Sunday with a call for an end to poverty by 2030, after a demand by Bolivia's President Evo Morales to eliminate the UN Security Council. It also marked the presence of Beijing which has become the leading trade partner of many Latam countries.

  • Monday, April 28th 2014 - 08:48 UTC

    Chinese minister underlines the 'strategic' significance of Brazil for Beijing

    Wang Yi, working together for a global multi-polar process

    The relationship between China and Brazil has “extensive significance” due to their position as two primary emerging market countries and economies, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here in Brasilia.

  • Thursday, April 24th 2014 - 08:11 UTC

    Argentine and China reaffirm close trade and political links

     Minister Wang Yi with President Cristina Fernadez at the Casa Rosada

    Argentine President Cristina Fernández received on Wednesday China’s Foreign Ministry Wang Yi and signed several trade agreements, including aerospace infrastructure at the Government House, Buenos Aires City. During the meeting, the president was accompanied by Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, Federal Planning Minister Carlos Julio De Vido and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, with whom Wang Yi had a previous meeting.

  • Thursday, August 29th 2013 - 03:17 UTC

    China calls for restraint in Syria and says military intervention can only worsen the crisis

    ”A political resolution has, from the very beginning, been the only way out for the Syrian issue”, said Wang

    China's foreign minister urged restraint in the growing tensions over Syria, saying any military intervention in the crisis would only worsen turmoil in the Middle East. China all along has tried to maintain a neutral position on the issue, not accompanying the West’s intentions of imposing sanctions to Syria but calling on Damascus to begin talking with the rebels.

  • Wednesday, May 8th 2013 - 09:29 UTC

    China fears a US/EU free trade area could become protectionist; looks to Latinamerica

    Foreign minister Wang Yi queried EU Catherine Ashton on the plans (Photo AFP)

    China has raised concerns about European Union plans to negotiate an ambitious free trade deal with the United States, fearing it is a protectionist move and at the same time Beijing new administration is doubling efforts towards Latinamerica and Africa.