China and Argentina to bolster bilateral trade, investment at G20

China and Argentina are hoping to expand their relationship at the G20 summit. Argentine President Mauricio Macri is scheduled to meet President Xi Jinping. They are expected to agree on a five-year plan and a series of trade and investment pacts. The relationship between the two countries has a lot riding on a joint Chinese-Argentine effort: the construction of a pair of hydroelectric dams in the Patagonia region. CGTN’s Joel Richards filed this report from Santa Cruz. In southern Patagonia, work is underway on the two dams, with China providing much of the nearly $5 billion in costs. Construction manager Yang Zhenggui said the completed dams will increase Argentina’s electricity production by 7 percent. Work started on the dams in […]

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