The Undersecretary of International Economic Relations of Chile, Claudia Sanhueza, will undertake a tour of three countries in Asia with the purpose of continuing to strengthen the expansion and diversification of the country’s export basket. This agenda covers activities in China, India and Japan.
Undersecretary Sanhueza will join President Gabriel Boric’s delegation during his official visit to China, Chile’s main trading partner. In addition, she will participate in multiple ChileWeek events in China, which this year will take place in the cities of Shenzhen, Chengdu, Beijing and Shanghai.
ChileWeek, organized and coordinated by the Undersecretary of International Economic Relations (SUBREI) and ProChile, is Chile’s most relevant annual trade promotion activity in the Chinese market and will be attended by a public-private delegation and more than 50 Chilean companies. participants. In addition, various forums related to topics such as digital economy, innovation and infrastructure will be held.
The authority will also offer a presentation at a thematic event on trade connectivity within the framework of the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
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Undersecretary Sanhueza highlighted the importance of China as Chile’s main trading partner, representing almost 40% of the country’s trade. She stressed that this country is fundamental for the demand for Chilean products, especially with regard to raw materials such as copper and lithium, as well as agricultural products, such as cherries. Therefore, it is crucial to strengthen trade ties and expand bilateral trade opportunities.
Following her visit to China, Undersecretary Claudia Sanhueza will travel to New Delhi, India, to meet with India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal. India, as the most populous country in the world and the seventh largest economy, represents a strategic market for Chile and offers interesting alternatives for Chilean exporters.
Finally, the authority will travel to Osaka, Japan, where it will participate in a meeting of G7 Trade Ministers, which includes the host countries, the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Canada. During the meeting, Undersecretary Sanhueza will focus on topics such as supply chain resilience, trade and sustainability, and will hold bilateral meetings with high-level officials from Germany and France.