Trinidad Hosting Trade Talks With China and Costa Rica

Globalization? Think fast. Act faster. And Trinidad knows that.

Last week they continued talks with Chinese officials who paid a visit to their country to the country. The Guardian reports that “Trade Minister Vasant Bharath hosted a visiting Chinese delegation, led by Shan Zhong, International Trade Representative (Ministerial Level) and Vice Minister of Commerce.”

They also write that “Vice Minister Zhong noted that with US$450 million in trade between China and T&T, there is keen interest to “strengthen our technical co-operation as well”. Items discussed included bilateral investment promotion, project proposals for investment, opportunities for bilateral technical cooperation, and invitations to participate in each other’s trade shows and investment fora.”

Colombian Training Ship ARC "Gloria"

Colombian Training Ship ARC “Gloria”Creative Commons License Luz Adriana Villa


The meeting concluded with a commitment from both ministers to actively pursue an agenda to strengthen ties between the two nations.

The Guardian also reported that Trade minister Vasant Bharath also spoke about diversifying the economy away from oil and gas, and that Costa Rica (which has been quite successful in it), can invest in the agro-processing industry.

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