The Heat: China – Brazil relations

The Heat

Brazil is Latin America’s largest country by far and has a GDP of nearly $2 trillion, four times higher than neighboring Argentina.

But the country had its share of hardships, including a recent recession, and it’s trying to revive the economy. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is in Beijing.

He visited the Great Wall and will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping this Friday. Bolsonaro is on a five-nation trip to stimulate new business.

CGTN’s Lucrecia Franco reports about the importance of these meetings. 

To discuss:

Thiago de Aragao is the director of strategy for consulting firm Arko Advice.

Sourabh Gupta is senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist, Institute for China American studies.

Gilson Schwartz is a professor of economics at the University of Sao Paulo. 

Einar Tangen is a current affairs commentator.

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