Brazilian businesspeople discuss ways of increasing trade in Dalian, China

5 September 2007

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 5 Sept – A delegation of businesspeople and members of the Brazilian government is due to take part Thursday in meeting of the Word Economic Forum in Dalian, China, to discuss ways of increasing trade between China and Brazil.

“We are going to discuss how to add value to bilateral trade and how to increase the level of attraction of mutual investments,” said executive-secretary pf the Brazil-China Corporate Council, Rodrigo Maciel, according to newspaper Valor Economico.

“The aim is to think of ways of developing a set of exports that today is very concentrated on oil, soy and iron ore, which account for 75 percent of Brazilian exports to China,” Maciel said.

The Council took a delegation of 31 people to China, including businesspeople and members of the federal government.

Executives from the Bank of Brazil, Itaú BBA, Vale do Rio Doce, Sadia and Embraco will also be on the panel.

The Dailan meeting, the first of the World Economic Forum to focus on growth, is scheduled for next Thursday and Friday, and will have over 300 companies and 1,200 participants present. (macauhub)

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