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WEEK IN REVIEW: Brazilian President Expected to Reschedule China Visit to April 11th

Newly re-elected Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (left) met with his Uruguayan counterpart Luis Lacalle Pou to discuss a controversial trade pact between Montevideo and Beijing. Dante Fernandez / AFP

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong embarked on a week-long trip to China on Monday that will include meetings with both President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Qiang. The visit marks the Singaporean leader’s first visit to China since the COVID-19 pandemic. (STRAITS TIMES)

Ghanaian Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said he had “positive and encouraging meetings” during his visit last week to Beijing, where he sought Chinese debt relief assistance. The finance minister did not specify whether or how Chinese creditors would restructure $1.7 billion of loans to Ghanaian borrowers. (JOY NEWS)

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