Xinhua Beijing November 6 electricity, after two years, the Argentine Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Minister of Religious Affairs black Hector Zimmerman made a special trip to visit China again, I hope Chinese enterprises to participate in the ongoing Argentine utilities, transportation, irrigation, ports, telecommunications and other large-scale infrastructure construction.
Zimmerman 6th in Beijing accepted the Xinhua News Agency reporters interview. He said that the fast development of the Argentine economy, ahead of other Latin American countries, we hope China to participate in this process.
anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties 41 years, the Arab worlds two most distant kingdom of economic and trade cooperation matures. Just this month, China Gezhouba Company and Argentina two companies joint venture, and prior to signing the Argentine presidential power station and the governor of Santa Cruz river hydroelectric power plant projects two contracts totaling 28.782 billion yuan.
next year Argentina will build eight large hydropower, Zimmerman said, hydropower station construction public tender offers and the best companies providing financing conditions will prevail. He said: "If Chinese companies can participate in the tender and win, we will be very pleased."
Addition to hydropower, the two sides in the suburban railway cooperation is already underway. Argentina 4, announced that it has signed with China a total of nearly $ 90 million 81 suburban train procurement contracts. "I hope the two sides continue to deepen cooperation in the transport sector." Zimmerman said.
Argentina is a large agricultural country, Zimmermans visit also aims to seek China on irrigation, port construction investment. He said that Argentina hopes to expand through improved irrigation facilities arable land, in addition to the increase in agricultural output need more ports, so Argentina attaches great importance to the port construction, and now the Chinese government is evaluating investment projects in this area. Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martino beside supplemented medium term, a total investment of up to $ 20 billion.
addition to hydropower, suburban railway, irrigation, port construction, Argentina and communications, energy, mining, transportation and other areas of investment projects, which is very important for economic development in Argentina, Argentina hope to work with China to explore these large infrastructure project financing issues and welcomes Chinese enterprises investment, Zimmerman said.
In addition to economic issues, Zimmerman trip will also discuss with China socially inclusive development platform for cooperation between the two countries in the multilateral agenda. Zimmerman said that Arab countries with emerging markets, hopes the two sides strengthen cooperation in the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, G20 and other international multilateral fora co safeguard the interests of developing countries.
Currently China has become Argentinas second largest trading partner, second only to Brazil. Chinese enterprises in the A substantial increase in investment projects. Bilateral trade volume in 2012, nearly $ 15 billion. According to Alfonso statistics, in the first half of A bilateral import and export amounted to $ 7.88 billion.
Zimmerman is a reporter came, took more than a year later, had visited China in September 2011. His last visit to visit China one country only, this same "came from," Foreign Minister visit schedule in such an arrangement is rare. In this regard, Zimmerman said with a smile: "This arrangement is because China is too important."
Argentine textile industrys concern that the employment impact of imports on domestic Editor：我5iyulin
According to the Argentine "by Business Chronicle" newspaper reported on November 13, A textile industry due to increased imports and every seven minutes to lose a job, this data is provided by A Association for the Advancement of textiles in the days "2013 Textile Promotion Fair" published.
reported that the association of the data is based on special statistical tools "import Counter" estimated income. The calculation tool by the Brazilian Association of the first use of the textile and garment industry, aims to monitor the situation in the industry job losses. According to the counter, the Brazilian textile industry due to increased imports and every 28 seconds to lose a job.
A textile Promotion Association that, in order to change the above situation, the Government should take a more sensible foreign policy, trade management should be conducive to the cultivation and development of domestic industries. The associations official also said that concern for their own textile imports increased employment impact was not pushing for restrictions on imports, but rather to remind people the impact of increased imports.