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Interview: China creates development opportunities for LatAm, says Argentine academic

Source: Xinhua |  2020-02-24 11:37:35 | Editor: huaxia BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- China is a source of development opportunities for Latin America, and the concepts of mutual benefit and shared gain that mark bilateral ties will lead to increasing cooperation and progress for both sides, an Argentine international relations expert has said. "Beijing is a leading trade partner for countries in the region and a major investor in key economic sectors such as infrastructure, energy, transport and mining," Carla Oliva, coordinator of the China and Argentina study group at the National University of Rosario, told Xinhua. "In addition, within the framework of the strategy to internationalize its currency, the renminbi, Beijing offers (foreign currency) swap loans that are vital to the economies of Latin America. The most well-known case is Argentina, which has systematically resorted to such swaps with China since 2009," she said. Economic and trade ties between Chi

According to American officials, the Blue Dot network is like a “Michelin Guide”

According to American officials, the Blue Dot network is like a “Michelin Guide”, which rates restaurants around the world with stars for excellence, for infrastructure projects. (Express photo Javed Raja) RELATED NEWS Melania Trump keeps it elegant in white jumpsuit as she arrives in India; see pics Donald Trump lands in India, Twitter welcomes him with memes and jokes Donald Trump Speech at Motera Stadium LIVE: US President to address over 1 lakh shortly With China moving to expand its strategic footprint through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), India and the US will discuss the Blue Dot network, a new proposal to cover infrastructure and development projects across the region and other countries. READ |  US President Trump on India visit: ‘Look forward to being with people of india, going to be exciting’ The Blue Dot network is “a multi-stakeholder initiative to bring together governments, the private sector and civil society to promote high-quality, trusted standards for global