Argentina, China
Beijing goes all-out to promote Norinco arms deals in Buenos Aires

Chinese ambassador to Argentina, Zou Xiaoli (L), and Argentina's economy minister, Sergio Massa, on April 26, 2023 in Buenos Aires.
Chinese ambassador to Argentina, Zou Xiaoli (L), and Argentina's economy minister, Sergio Massa, on April 26, 2023 in Buenos Aires. © Handout / Argentina's Economy Ministry / AFP
As China and the US battle with each other on the Argentinian market, Beijing has opted for a dual diplomatic and commercial drive to ensure Norinco wins an order from Argentina for armoured vehicles. More generally, all China's big defence groups could soon set up production sites in Argentina to supply the whole of Latin America. [...]
Published on 12.05.2023 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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