April 13, 2021

Far reaching co-operation agreements signed between China and the Dominican Republic

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From The Caribbean Council China has signed eighteen agreements with the Dominican Republic. They aim to significantly deepen economic relations through Chinese financial and other support and follow a decision by the Dominican Government taken in May this year to end its relations with Taiwan. The accords which were signed in Beijing in the presence […]

The IDB’s view on China’s rise in the Caribbean

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From Kaieteur News With its sheer economic size and military muscle, China has proven that she is not a pushover. She’s confident, quite the entertainer, diplomatic and generous in the eyes of some nations. But to others, she has acquired an image of being a bully; a ruthless dictator who wants it all; one who […]

China suitor tightens grip on century-old Caribbean refinery

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From HydroCarbon Processing BEIJING/HOUSTON (Reuters) — China’s Guangdong Zhenrong Energy Co will submit a plan by April to revamp a century-old oil refinery in Curacao, as it seeks to secure a $5.5 billion project that will give China a foothold in the Caribbean’s second-largest oil refinery. Guangdong Zhenrong, a commodity trader with strong backing from […]

China firm seeks state financing for $5.5 bln Caribbean oil project

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By Chen Aizhu | BEIJING From Reuters Nov 2 Commodity trader Guangdong Zhenrong Energy Co. Ltd is in talks to secure funding for a $5.5 billion plan to upgrade a Caribbean oil refinery and build a natural gas terminal, giving China a foothold in a strategic oil hub. The project, which the state-owned firm aims […]

Caribbean Export contributes towards strengthening trade relations between The Caribbean and China

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By Joellen Laryea From The Bahamas Weekly Bridgetown, BARBADOS – The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported a contingent of representatives from four (4) of the Region’s Business Support Organisations (BSOs) to participate in the 8th China LAC Business Summit that was held in Changsha, China between September 12-13, 2014. The mission to China […]