Brazilian state of Bahia signs cooperation agreement with Chinese foreign trade body

28 June 2007

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 28 June – The export promotion agency of the Brazilian state of Bahia and the CCPIT, the Chinese body for promoting foreign trade, have signed a cooperation agreement, the vice president of the Brazil-China Chamber of Economic Development told Macauhub in Sao Paulo Wednesday.

Wilson Andrade, who was in China between June 9 and 19 with a mission of businesspeople and politicians from Bahia, said that the terms of the agreement between the CCPIT (China Council For The Promotion of International Trade)and the Promo agency had been set and the text had already been drawn up.
According to Andrade, who is the president fop the Bahian section of the CCIBC, the partnership will be made official in November, during the China-Latin America summit in Chile.

As part of the agreement, which outlines cooperation in exchange for information and support for business, “Promo has already committed itself to helping to organize the meeting in Chile and other events in the world in which the CCPIT may take part,” Andrade said.

Brazilian businesspeople from the education, transport, agricultural and industrial sectors accompanied the CCIBC president on the trip to China, during which they were able to discuss partnerships and take part in the 18th International Harbin Fair (CHTF), in the capital of Heilongjiang province.

As well as the Harbin fair, the Brazilian delegation visited the Brazilian embassy in China and Dezan Shira, the biggest Chinese business consultancy, which supplied information about China, according to a statement sent by Promo to Macauhub. (macauhub)