China has been pursuing closer ties with countries across Latin America over the past decade, mostly through trade, investment and financial support. Photo: Alamy
China has been pursuing closer ties with countries across Latin America over the past decade, mostly through trade, investment and financial support. Photo: Alamy
Argentina

Argentina seeks new currency swap deal with China as Beijing pursues closer ties in Latin America

  • Central bank governor Guido Sandleris says the two sides ‘have reached a consensus’ on the deal
  • Beijing visit comes days after IMF approved US$56 billion loans package to help the nation stabilise its battered economy

China has been pursuing closer ties with countries across Latin America over the past decade, mostly through trade, investment and financial support. Photo: Alamy
China has been pursuing closer ties with countries across Latin America over the past decade, mostly through trade, investment and financial support. Photo: Alamy
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