Ministers and Chief Executives from China and Costa Rica signed a series of cooperation agreements during a Chinese presidential visit.
The President of the Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla said that the friendship between China and the countries of Costa Rica is “fruitful”.
“We were able to strengthen the friendship between our peoples, in these few 6 years we have developed cooperation in various fields such as education, environment and energy … this morning’s talks have been fruitful and paid to further promote these ties of cooperation “Chinchilla said.
One of the agreement’s economic and technical cooperation, signed by 100 million yuan equivalent to 16.3 million, with this China maintains an open line of cooperation is not refundable to finance the National Police Academy which was signed by Chancellor Enrique Castillo and Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng.
The Minister of Agriculture, Gloria Abraham and Deputy Chief of General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China, Sunol Dawei, signed a protocol on veterinary and sanitary requirements for exporting pork to China.
Also, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Bank of Costa Rica (BCR) and the Export and Import of China (Eximbank), for assistance in the field of economy, trade, and investment. The agreement will begin with the renewal of the public transport fleet of clean energy.
In the environmental field was signed a loan for the purchase of solar panels 5000.
Also claimed that the authorities of both countries will continue talks on the expansion and modernization of the new refinery with Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) and signed a loan commitment 900 million.
Regarding Route 32, signed a $400 million was alloted with the Export-Import Bank of China, the company granted to Costa Rica resources for design, rehabilitation and expansion of the route. The loan must be submitted to the Legislature for approval.
In addition the company Dos Pinos held the first export of dairy products. This first shipment will be at the cities of Beijing and Chongqing.
The company Quality Impex Costa Rica SA and Hangtrong China Investment Corporation signed a purchase agreement teak by $ 12 million and other leather by $ 8 million.
The Chinese government donated 8400 computers to public school children and 800 for teachers.
The President of the Republic of China, Xi Jinping, described Costa Rica as “the garden of Central America,” said the friendship between the two peoples and the strengthening said major international issues, “we will defend the rights of countries developing “. Based on a report by CRHoy.com
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