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Bulletin  N° 17, June 2015
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Next events 

"Latin America and China: Development Partners in Transition"
The Coordinator of the Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory, Dr. Ignacio Bartesaghi, will participate in Paris, France, in the meeting of experts called “Latin America and China: Development Partners in Transition”, which is organized by the OECD with CAF and ECLAC.
 
Second Academic Seminar of the Latin America Asia-Pacific Observatory
The Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory invites to the second Academic Seminar: “Exploring spaces for the productive integration of Latin America and Asia Pacific” to be held on 8 and 9 July 2015 at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago de Chile. Please access the program of the event.


Outstanding activities


Results: Academic Seminar: “Exploring spaces for the productive integration between Latin America and Asia Pacific”
The Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory announces that, upon a competitive assessment process by an international assessing committee, the selection of papers ended; such papers will be submitted at the Second Academic Seminar: “Exploring spaces for the productive integration of Latin America and Asia Pacific” to be held in Santiago de Chile, on 8 and 9 July 2015.
 
Birregional Chamber MERCOSUR – ASEAN (MACC)
The Coordinator of the Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory participated in the launch of the first Bi-regional Chamber MERCOSUR – ASEAN (MACC), which was held on Thursday, 4 June, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, counting on the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Rodolfo Nin Novoa.


Publications

Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory: tool for bringing the two regions closer
Paper done by the Coordinator of the Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory for the Japanese Association of Latin America and the Caribbean.

News


Outstanding publications 

El relacionamiento de China con América Latina y la Argentina: significado de la Alianza Estratégica Integral y los recientes Acuerdos Bilaterales
Publication by Dr. Carola Ramón Berjano, Dr. Jorge Eduardo Malena, and by Ambassador Miguel Alfredo Velloso. (Publication in spanish).

La gira latinoamericana del Premier Li Keqiang
The Argentine Chamber of Exporters publishes bulletin En Cont@cto China Nº 82. (Publication in spanish).

Actualidad de interacciones tecnológicas y productivas entre China y América Latina
The Center of Latin-American Studies about China (CELC), School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Universidad Andrés Bello publish bulletin “Innovación China” of June. (Publication in spanish).
 
América Latina y el diferencial chino
The Observatory of Chinese Politics publishes such paper. (Publication in spanish).

La Alianza del Pacífico: plataforma de integración regional con proyección al Asia Pacífico
Publication by the Center of Studies Asia Pacific. Academic publisher: Adriana Roldán Pérez. (Publication in spanish).

Retailers chilenos miran mercados fuera de China para diversificar su producción en Asia
The Fundación Chilena del Pacífico publishes such paper about the Chilean retailers that seek to diversify their production in Asia. (Publication in spanish).

Business and academic activities 

How to export to the Chinese Market
Fundación Exportar and the Chamber Argentina-China organized such event on 8 June. (News in spanish).

Call for presentations for the International Symposium about relations between Latin America and Asia – Pacific
Up to 5 July is the deadline for sending presentations for the International Symposium about relations between Latin America and Asia – Pacific, organized by the Center of Thought about Asia and Pacific and the Asia – Pacific Alliance Chair, to be held on 26 and 27 October, in Javeriana de Cali. (News in spanish).

All China leather exhibition
All China Leather Exhibition is known as the most important event for the international companies seeking opportunities within the great Chinese market. This exhibition offers a great variety of furs, components and accessories, manufacture equipment, tools, machinery and technological services. (News in spanish).

Tokyo Motor Show
The Tokyo Motor Show is recognized as one of the main fairs of the auto sector in the Asian continent; where you may find the latest accessories of four wheels cars, as well as equipment and systems for the transport of goods. (News in spanish).

ABPA seeks new business in Chinese fairs
Going for the intensification of business with the qualification of new facilities for the exports of chicken and pork meat, the Association of Animal Protein of Brazil (ABPA), in collaboration with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), will participate between 10 and 12 June in the FMA of China 2015 in Shanghai. (News in portuguese).

 
Agreements and negotiations

Deputy Marco Antonio Núñez assessed the recent Latin-American tour of the Chinese Prime Minister
For the President of the Chamber of Deputies, it is important that the members of Parliament be conscious about the importance in the bilateral relation with China, since it is required to continue deepening the economic and cultural links. (News in spanish).

First Meeting of the India-CARICOM Joint Commission, Georgetown
The First Meeting of the India-CARICOM Joint Commission was held in Georgetown, Guyana, on 2 June 2015.

Issuance of Multiple Entry Visas for Short-term Stay for Nationals of the Federative Republic of Brazil
The Government of Japan decided to begin on 15 June the issuance of multiple entry for short-term stay for Nationals of the Federative Republic of Brazil residing in their origin country.


First forum CELAC – China about infrastructure 
The First Forum of Infrastructure of the Community of Latin-American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the People’s Republic of China was held in Macao, R.P. China, on 4 and 5 June 2015. (News in spanish).

Platform for the construction of Bridge Chacao arrived at Chile from South  Korea
Platform weighting 2.818 tons, with a length of 50 and a width of 28, and has other facilities with a control room, cabins with crane, workshops and areas for the crew, such as meeting rooms and rooms. (News in spanish).

Deputy Leopoldo Pérez proposed more technological transference in the Chile-China Political Dialogue Committee
Within the framework of his participation in the Ninth Meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Political Dialogue between Chile and China, the member of Congress assessed the current state of the bilateral relations. (News in spanish).

Minister Silva lectured on the Commission of Foreign Affairs of the Congress of the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva Velarde-Álvarez, lectured, before the Commission of Foreign Affairs of the Congress of the Republic, on the progress and benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), that Peru is negotiating with 11 economies of APEC (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, United States, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam). (News in spanish).
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