Brazilian farm exports to China expected to still rise

2014-02-17 06:11:58

Brazilian agricultural exports to China should continue to rise in 2014 after China overtook the European Union as the region's largest destination country for agricultural products in 2013, a Brazilian official has predicted.

Peru Las Bambas copper mine in play

2014-02-17 06:11:58

Four months since Minmetals Corp's initial bidding on Glencore-Xstrata's $5.2 billion Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, the deal is close to being final, according to people familiar with the matter, reports said.

Venezuelan anti-govt protest turns violent

2014-02-13 11:23:42

An anti-government protest by the Venezuelan opposition turned violent Wednesday, killing one person and injuring several others.

Brazil construction boom to bring opportunities for China

2014-02-10 05:54:38

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games coming up, Brazil is experiencing soaring growth in the construction industry, which may bring huge opportunities for Chinese construction material suppliers, reports say.

Ceramic producers agree to floor price with Brazil

2014-02-10 05:54:38

Major Chinese ceramic dinnerware producers can enjoy a floor price of $3.20 per kilogram for the next five years when exporting their products to Brazil, as a result of six months of negotiations with the Brazilian government and companies, China's industry watchdog said.

Machinery makers tap into Latin America

2014-02-10 05:54:38

After three years of being held back by an ailing domestic market that has failed to improve, Chinese construction machinery makers are increasingly deploying their resources and money in Latin America to fuel its robust growth.

ICBC begins operating in Peru

2014-02-10 05:50:14

China's largest bank began operating in Peru this week as part of increased expansion efforts in the country as more and more Chinese companies are investing on Peruvian commodities.

Chinese motorcycle maker to start in Brazil

2014-02-10 05:48:19

Shineray Motorcycle Co (Shineray) — a Chinese motorbike manufacturer based in the city of Chongqing — has announced plans to begin production of its vehicles in Brazil in March.

Worker dies at Brazil World Cup stadium

2014-02-08 10:37:24

A construction worker died on Friday in an accident outside the Arena da Amazonia World Cup stadium in the city of Manaus.

More than 400 dead dolphins on north Peru coast

2014-02-04 10:42:08

More than 400 dead dolphins were found last month on the Pacific Ocean beaches of northern Peru where twice that amount were encountered in 2012, officials said Monday.

Ecuador's VP up on future China relations

2014-02-04 06:18:46

China's reform and opening-up in the past three decades have established a great model for the developing countries in Latin America, said Ecuadorean Vice-President Jorge Glas, who called for further cooperation with China in new sectors to take bilateral ties to the next level.

China to fund giant oil refinery in Ecuador

2014-02-03 06:18:48

China recently agreed to provide $10 billion in funding to the massive Pacific refinery project currently underway in Ecuador. The Refineria del Pacifico is a mega-refinery for processing crude and the largest public works project in the country.