Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro won office on a populist platform in 2018, which included attacks on China for what he called predatory trade practices. Photo: AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro won office on a populist platform in 2018, which included attacks on China for what he called predatory trade practices. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro won office on a populist platform in 2018, which included attacks on China for what he called predatory trade practices. Photo: AFP
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China critic Bolsonaro looks set for second term as Brazil president

  • A turnaround on Chinese-made vaccines and a pro-business agenda are proving popular for the ‘Trump of the Tropics’
  • But while Brasilia has toned down the anti-Beijing rhetoric it could be heading for a rocky period in relations with the US

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro won office on a populist platform in 2018, which included attacks on China for what he called predatory trade practices. Photo: AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro won office on a populist platform in 2018, which included attacks on China for what he called predatory trade practices. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro won office on a populist platform in 2018, which included attacks on China for what he called predatory trade practices. Photo: AFP
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