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Economy Minister Sergio Massa Leads Argentina’s Pivot to China, Racking Up Some Big Wins During Recent Visit

Argentina's Economy Minister Sergio Massa (L) and the President of the New Development Bank Dilma Rousseff (R) speaking during a meeting in Shanghai on June 1, 2023. MAXIMILIANO VERNAZZA / Argentinian Ministry of Economy / AFP

Argentinian Economy Minister Sergio Massa wrapped up a near-week-long visit to China on Saturday. Early indications are that it was an enormously successful trip.

Massa arrived in Beijing last week with a long list of things he needed to get done to bolster his country’s crumbling economy, probably not expecting that he would leave with pledges to fulfill everything on that list and more.

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