December 19, 2014
Kicillof, De Vido meet Chinese authorities and businessmen
Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Planning Minister Julio De Vido continued their official trip to China, aimed at gathering funding for public works including two dams and one nuclear power plant.
Following the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Argentina last July, Kicillof met Deputy Finance Minister Shi Yaobin to analyse the bilateral relation between the countries, official sources revealed.
“During the cordial dialogue we expressed our intention to increase cooperation between China and Argentina, with the goal to improve the relation for the future,” an Economy Ministry press release stated.
“The uncertain financial situation worldwide and the slow recovery of the economies within develop countries were discussed as well, while emphasising the solid and growing commercial relation between China and Argentina,” it added.
Yaobin expressed his gratitude before the Argentine delegation for the meeting, as Kicillof assured to be “very thankful for this reception. This visit will bring fruitful results because we have established another channel for a direct dialogue,” he said.
Head of state run YPF oil company, Miguel Galuccio , Kicillof and De Vido participated in a dinner with local authorities and financial firms at the Argentine embassy in Beijing.
The China Satellite Launch and Tracking Control (CLTC) firm announced De Vido the space observatory which this company is building in Nequén province will turn operative in 2016, with an investment estimated in 300 million dollars.
Tomorrow they will meet President of National Commission for Development and Reform, for the signing of commercial agreements to supply equipment and services for Atucha III nuclear power plant.