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Brazil Expected to Join Belt & Road During VP’s China Tour This Week

File image of Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin. Ettore Chiereguini / AGIF / AGIF via AFP

Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin and Chief of Staff Rui Costa arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for a high-profile five-day China tour aimed at boosting economic ties between the two countries.

The pair is accompanied by more than 200 Brazilian business executives looking to expand on what is already a very robust economic relationship, with bilateral trade topping $157 billion last year.

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