ECLAC seeks closer ties with China
BEIJING – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said it is strengthening its cooperation with China in order to foster trade and investment with the region.
ECLAC on Friday said director of the Production, Productivity and Management Division and Officer-in-charge of ECLAC’S International Trade and Integration Division, Mario Cimoli, met the day before with Chinese authorities and participated in the China-latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition, one of the biggest business gatherings between both areas.
ECLAC said Cimoli, who represented Alicia Bárcena, the organisation’s executive secretary, met with Vice Minister Fang Aiquing of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China.
Gu Xueming, president of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, and other ministry officials, also attended the meeting, ECLAC said. (CMC)