Chinese Premier Li begins Latin America Visit

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has begun his first official visit to Latin America in Brazil. CCTV’s Stephen Gibbs filed this report.

Chinese Premier Li begins Latin America Visit

Chinese Premier Li begins Latin America Visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has begun his first official visit to Latin America in Brazil. CCTV's Stephen Gibbs filed this report.


Investment would initiate more trade, cut costs
China is planning to invest heavily in infrastructure in Latin America in the coming years and one of the top projects on the table is a transcontinental railway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. CCTV’s Paulo Cabral filed this report.

Investment would initiate more trade, cut costs

Investment would initiate more trade, cut costs

China is planning to invest heavily in infrastructure in Latin America in the coming years and one of the top projects on the table is a transcontinental railway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. CCTV's Paulo Cabral filed this report.


China-made trains being introduced in Rio ahead of Olympics

Greater trade cooperation between China and Brazil is already benefiting Rio de Janeiro. As it prepares to host the 2016 Olympic games, the city is renovating its aging railway system with one hundred Chinese passenger trains. Many are already in service with more expected each month. CCTV’s Lucrecia Franco, in Rio filed this report.

China-made trains being introduced in Rio ahead of Olympics

China-made trains being introduced in Rio ahead of Olympics

Greater trade cooperation between China and Brazil is already benefiting Rio de Janeiro. As it prepares to host the 2016 Olympic games, the city is renovating its aging railway system with one hundred Chinese passenger trains. Many are already in service with more expected each month. CCTV's Lucrecia Franco, in Rio filed this report.

Highlights:

  • The new trains, manufactured by China CNR Changchun Vehicles, come with some impressive features: an automatic derailment detection system, LCD screens in the carriages and LED-lighted panels.
  • Each train can carry 1200 passengers.
  • Sixty-six trains made in China are already in service in the city. The remaining 34 are on track to arrive by 2016.

Monica de Bolle on China-Brazil relations
For more on China-Brazil relations, CCTV spoke earlier with Monica de Bolle. She’s an international ecomomist, and a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Monica de Bolle on China-Brazil relations

Monica de Bolle on China-Brazil relations

For more on China-Brazil relations, CCTV spoke earlier with Monica de Bolle. She's an international ecomomist, and a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.


Eric Hershberg on Premier Li’s visit
For more on Premier Li’s visit to Brazil, CCTV’s Philip Yin spoke to Eric Hershberg. He’s from the Center for Latin American, a Latino Studies Director and government professor at American University here in Washington.

Eric Hershberg on Premier Li\'s visit

Eric Hershberg on Premier Li\'s visit

For more on Premier Li's visit to Brazil, CCTV's Philip Yin spoke to Eric Hershberg. He's from the Center for Latin American, a Latino Studies Director and government professor at American University here in Washington.


Liu Yourfa on China-Brazil relations

For more on China-Brazil relations, CCTV America interviewed Liu Youfa, former Vice President of the China Institute of International Studies.

Liu Yourfa on China-Brazil relations

Liu Yourfa on China-Brazil relations

For more on China-Brazil relations, CCTV America interviewed Liu Youfa, former Vice President of the China Institute of International Studies.