On May 15, a Brazilian delegation including Mr. Hussein Ali Kaloud, Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of Brazil, Mr. Pablo Duarte Cardoso, Director of International Affairs, Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of the Presidency, visited Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY). Both sides conducted in depth exchanges on Sino-Brazilian cooperation under the mechanism of BRICS, especially the cooperation opportunities in the framework of “Belt and Road” initiative.
A Brazilian delegation visits RDCY.
The attendees also included Wei Benhua, former deputy Administrator of State Administration of Foreign Exchange and senior fellow of RDCY, Ding Gang, senior editor with People`s Daily, and senior fellow of RDCY, Xiang Junyong, deputy director of Industrial Research Department of RDCY, Lucas Lima, Second Secretary of Political Section of Brazilian Embassy, and assistant research fellow of Macro Research Department of RDCY.
Wei Benhua said that cooperation among China and neighboring countries in the framework of the "Belt and Road" initiative, especially in infrastructure construction, will bring win-win results.
Ding Gang noted that China-proposed “Belt and Road” initiative is an open and inclusive cooperation platform, and China welcomes Brazil’s joining to boost bilateral cooperation.
During the meeting, Brazilian representatives expressed their desire to get Brazil’s companies in Africa participating in the Sino-African cooperation in the framework of “Belt and Road” initiative. Xiang Junyong said that China and Brazil could reinforce the cooperation with the African countries through the secretariat in Macau, which is a platform serving the cooperation among China and Portuguese-speaking countries.
Hussein Ali Kaloud noted that they would further strengthen the think tanks exchanges and cooperation with RDCY, moving forward the two countries` cooperation in the framework of “BRICS” and “Belt and Road”.