At the second Latin America-China Investors Forum (LA-CIF) held in Beijing on September 15 and 16, Vice Governor of China’s Export-Import Bank Zhu Xinqiang spoke about actively supporting Chinese enterprises to open up businesses in Latin America. The Exim Bank will “fully make use of its good relations with Latin American countries and bountiful information about local policies, laws, and business protocols to provide consulting services for the enterprises and help Chinese enterprises with project evaluation and risk assessment. At the same time, it will provide financial products and services to support China-Latin America business and trade cooperation.”
The Exim Bank, with total assets of over 1 trillion Yuan (0.15 trillion $US), is offering financial support for Chinese enterprises in more than 150 countries and regions; its Latin American outstanding loans are as high as 40 billion Yuan (US$6 billion).
Source: Xinhua, September 15, 2010