ECLAC seeks closer ties with China

Daily Nation (Barbados) - - Caribbean Link -

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)

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