President of the Republic, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, presentation of credentials from the Chinese Ambassador to Brazil, Zhu Qingqiao. Audience Room, Planalto Palace, Brasilia – DF. Photo: Ricardo Stuckert/PR

The Brazilian government is already organizing preparations for President Lula’s trip to China to take place between April 11th and 14th. Although it is necessary to wait for an official statement confirming the dates, there was a positive signal from the Chinese regarding the proposal made after the cancellation of the trip in March due to Lula’s pneumonia.

The quick rescheduling with President Xi Jinping’s acceptance signal demonstrates not only the mutual commitment for the meeting to take place, but also the return of respect for Brazil in international relations, which was destroyed during the Bolsonaro government.

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With the trip, Lula will have met with the triad of Brazil’s main trading partners, as he has already visited Argentina and the United States.

The meeting with the Chinese president should take place in Beijing between the 13th and 14th. Depending on the day, the Brazilian entourage should arrange for Lula to go to Shanghai, where the headquarters of the New Development Bank (NBD), the so-called BRICS, in which Dilma Rousseff is the president.

Lula’s trip will be marked by the signing of at least 20 agreements between the countries in different areas and the agreement for the development of a satellite to monitor forests, Cbers-6.

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