Brazil’s rising political star opens new trade office in Shanghai

World Today

The governor of Sao Paulo is a rising star in Brazilian politics, and he recently returned from a trip to China, where he opened the first Brazilian trade office in Shanghai.

CGTN’s Paulo Cabral, sat down for an exclusive interview with Joao Doria.

It didn’t go unnoticed to analysts and diplomats that the governor of Sao Paulo Joao Doria visited China — Brazil’s biggest commercial partner — a couple of months before President Jair Bolsonaro is scheduled to visit in October.

This is just one example of the differences in style between the two politicians, which Doria has been highlighting over the past few months — something many see as already part of the 2022 presidential elections. Governor Doria spoke to CGTN about Brazilian politics and the importance of the country’s relationship with China.