South America

The world’s fourth-largest continent, South America, extends from the Gulf of Darién in the northwest to the Tierra del Fuego archipelago in the south. South America is blessed with diverse agricultural products, vast mineral wealth and ports on the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. The mining industry remains one of South America’s most important economic engines – the continent contains about one-fifth of the world’s iron ore reserves.

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  • South China Morning Post – Chile Business Report 2015

    "Relations between Chile and China today are among the most solid our country has worldwide and, certainly, in the Asia Pacific region."
  • The Japan Times – Brazil Report 2020

    This year marks a milestone year for the relationship between Japan and Brazil with 125 years of diplomatic relations and 30 years of the Brazilian community in Japan. “Along with these milestones celebrations we have the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which will be promoted through an exchange of ideas and lessons learned from the last Olympic Games held in Rio with the theme ‘From Rio to Tokyo,’” explained Ambassador of Japan to Brazil, Akira Yamada. “On the other hand, in Brazil, with the Bolsonaro administration and the new parliament, it can be said that Brazil has entered...
  • The Japan Times – Mexico Report 2020

    As Japan and Mexico celebrate the 15th anniversary of their economic partnership agreement (EPA), the two countries look forward to further strengthening their relationship and creating more opportunities for growth in their economies. According to Yasushi Takase, ambassador of Japan to Mexico, “The EPA between Mexico and Japan, which came into effect in 2005, has caused tremendous growth in trade between the two nations.” Due to Mexico’s strategic location and its strong labor force, businesses were able to expand in the nation.