Economic relations between Brazil and China under discussion in São Paulo

4 September 2018

Issues related to trade agreements and projects established between Brazil and China will be discussed on Wednesday and Thursday in São Paulo during the first edition of the Brazil-China seminar promoted by the Folha de São Paulo newspaper, the newspaper reported.

The diversification of exports, e-commerce and innovation will be some of the topics under discussion on the two days of the seminar, which will be attended by, among other people, Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and the Chinese ambassador to Brazil, Li Jinzhang .

The seminar will begin with a debate on the diversification of the export list, whose main speaker will be Ambassador Roberto Jaguaribe, president of the Brazilian Agency for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (Apex-Brasil).

On the first of two days, there will also be two other panels, the first focusing on the evolution of agribusiness exports, and the second on Brazilian e-commerce and the Chinese market.

On Thursday, the day the Brazilian Foreign Minister and the Chinese ambassador to Brazil are due to take part, there will be two panels, the first focusing on Chinese investment and Brazilian competitiveness and a second on Brazil-China cooperation for innovation.

China was the biggest buyer of Brazilian products in 2017, with newspaper Folha de São Paulo citing data from the National Confederation of Industry showing that if Brazil expanded the type of products it exports beyond raw materials it could add US$24.7 billion to exports. (macauhub)