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China to knock off US as Peru's top trading partner
Global Post ^

Posted on 10/09/2011 12:25:50 PM PDT by AfricanChristian

China is set to replace the United States as Peru's biggest trade partner.

In the first seven months of the year, Peru's exports to China grew by 30 percent, reported state news agency Andina.

The Chinese demand for raw materials — including copper, zinc and lead — fuels much of the demand for Peruvian products.

But Jorge Chian, the economic and trade adviser at Peru’s Embassy in Beijing, said Peru is also exporting non-traditional products, such as fishmeal and natural dyes.

Trade between the two countries to expected to grow to more than $13 billion dollars, the news agency reported.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; peru; us

1 posted on 10/09/2011 12:25:57 PM PDT by AfricanChristian
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To: AfricanChristian

China is playing Go (see AfricanChristian’s other recent posting on Argentina for a related Chinese move). Iran is playing chess (nuke to upper atmosphere. EMP and checkmate). Obama is playing inner city basketball, and not for the team he’s nominally on.

2 posted on 10/09/2011 12:35:53 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: omega4412

Well remember, it’s hard to lead a nation when you have so many tee times to make!

Now won’t you just let him get his waffles?

3 posted on 10/09/2011 12:55:50 PM PDT by FromTheSidelines ("everything that deceives, also enchants" - Plato)
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