Company from Zhuhai assembles agricultural drone factory in Brazil

17 November 2017

Chinese company Zhuhai Yuren Agricultural Aviation has signed a protocol of intent with the government of Mato Grosso for the construction of a factory of unmanned agricultural aerial vehicles (“drones”) in that Brazilian State, reported newspaper Mato Grosso Economico.

The signing of the agreement took place on 8 November in Beijing, during a forum promoted by the State Government, in which Governor Pedro Taques presented investment projects to approximately 150 Chinese entrepreneurs.

In addition to Zhuhai Yuren Agricultural Aviation, another company, ZN Shine Solar, also signalled its intention to install a unit for production of solar panels in Brazil, having also signed a protocol of intentions.

The Mato Grosso Investment Forum, promoted by the State government through Desenvolve MT, made it possible to submit projects needing investment such as the Processing and Export Zone of Mato Grosso, the technological park and the concession of airports and roads.

Zhu Xiaoling, director of China International Electronic Commerce (CIECC), an agency of the Ministry of Commerce of China, stressed that the business relationship between Brazil and China is evolving, based not only on trade of raw materials, and added that over 200 companies in Brazil are financed by China. (macauhub)