Time Line

2004
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 9,1 billion
May
  • President Lula’s visit to China
  • Creation of COSBAN
  • Foundation of CBBC
  • 1st Bilateral meeting of CBBC, Beijing
November
  • President Hu Jintao’s visit to Brazil
  • Brazil recognizes China as market economy
  • Sino-Brazilian Business Meeting "Promoting Mutual Benefits," with the participation of Vice Minister of Commerce, Ma Xiuhong, in Brasilia
  • Audience with President Lula and Directors of the CBBC
  • China Letter publication's launch
2005
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 12,2 billion
March
  • Seminar "The Emergence of China: Opportunities and Challenges for Brazil" in partnership with the IDB (Inter-American Development Bank), São Paulo
June
  • “Macro-China” publication's launch
  • Seminar “Chinese agriculture: developments, trends and impact on international trade”
October
  • 1st Internacional Conference of CBBC: “China Effect”, São Paulo
2006
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 16,4 billion
March
  • Visit of Vice President José Alencar to China
  • Forum for Economic Cooperation and Development Brazil-China, Shanghai, with participation of Vice President José Alencar
  • Realization of the first meeting of the “Comissão Sino-Brasileira de Alto Nível de Concertação e Cooperação” - COSBAN
July
  • Seminar on the Chinese legal system "Investing in China: The mechanisms available to Brazilian companies," São Paulo
August
  • 2nd Bilateral Meeting with the presence of Popular Assembly in China, Wu Bangguo, Brasilia
2007
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 23,4 billion
April
  • 2nd CBBC International Conference: "Emerging Challenges", São Paulo
July
  • Meeting with Vice President José Alencar, Brasília
  • Meeting with Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Miguel Jorge, Brasília
September
  • 3rd Bilateral Meeting of CBBC, Xiamen, China
  • Panel of CBBC in the meeting of the World Economic Forum, Dalian, China
October
  • Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Celso Amorim, Brasília
December
  • Seminar "Prospects of Foreign Economic and Trade Sino-Brazilian" held in conjunction with the SRM, Brasília
2008
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 36,6 billion
July
  • Launch of China’s Agenda in partnership with the MRE, MDIC, MAP, APEX-Brasil, CNI and ABDI, Brasília
September
  • Panel of CBBC in the World Economic Forum Meeting, Tianjin, China
2009
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 36,9 billion
May
  • President Lula's visit to China
June
  • 3rd International Conference of CBBC: "China's Presence in Latin America"
2010
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 56,4 billion
April
  • President Hu Jintao's visit to Brazil
  • Signature of Joint Action Plan
  • Forum China-Brazil Cooperation and Investment
June
  • 4th Bilateral Meeting of CBBC, Shanghai, China
October
  • Lunch of CBBC in Brazilian pavilion at the Shanghai Expo
  • Opening of the Brazilian Pavilion at Expo Shanghai, China
December
  • Seminar in partnership with the Chinese Section of the CBBC: "Investing in Brazil: World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016", Rio de Janeiro
2011
Trade Flow between Brazil and China: US$ 77,1 billion
January
  • Launch of publication China-Brazil Update
February
  • Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Patriota, São Paulo
  • Conference Scenarios for the World Economy, China and Brazil in 2011 from the perspective of Charles Gave, Arthur Kroeber, Octavio de Barros e Sergio Amaral, São Paulo
March
  • Launch of publication China- Brazil Letter
  • Workshop to journalists, Brasília
  • Visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Patriota, to China
April
  • Visit of President Dilma Rousseff to China
  • Brazil and China closed 20 agreements of cooperation in trade and investment
  • Bilateral meeting of CBBC
May
  • Visit of Minister Chen Deming to Brazil
  • Meeting with Vice President Michel Temer, Brasília
  • Launch of Research on Chinese investments in Brazil, Sao Paulo
August
  • Lunch with Vice President Michel Temer, Brasília
  • Roundtable with President of BNDES, Luciano Coutinho, São Paulo
September
  • Lecture by Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Alessandro Teixeira, San Paulo
  • Lecture with Director of Trusted Sources, Larry Brainard, São Paulo
October
  • Participation of CBBC in Forum of Macau, China
December
  • Meeting with Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota, São Paulo
  • Roundtable with Members of CBBC, São Paulo
2012
January
  • Café China with researchers from MIT and Harvard, São Paulo
  • Seminar with Arthur Kroeber, São Paulo
February
  • Lunch with Vice-President of the Republic Michel Temer, São Paulo
  • Seminar and Roundtable with Ambassador Clodoaldo Hugueney, São Paulo
May
  • Roundtable with Members of CBBC, São Paulo
  • Meeting with Ambassador of China in Brazil, Li Jinzhang, Brasília
  • Chinese businessmen visit to Rio de Janeiro
June
  • Reunião Anual Bilateral do CEBC
  • Lançamento da pesquisa "Investimento Brasileiro na China: Presença e Experiências".
August
  • Palestra do Embaixador da China no Brasil - Li Jinzhang.
November
  • 4 ª Conferência Internacional do CEBC - China-Brasil em um mundo de transição.
2013
November
  • "Reunião Bilateral Anual - 2013" do Conselho Empresarial Brasil-China (CEBC), realizada em 8 de novembro de 2013, em Pequim.
  • Seminário "Oportunidades de investimentos em infraestrutura e agronegócio no Brasil", também realizada em Pequim.
2014
February
  • O Conselho Empresarial Brasil-China (CEBC), em parceria com a Vale, com o Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento (BNDES) e com o Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (CEBRI), realizou no dia 17 de fevereiro, o seminário “Reformas e tendências políticas e econômicas na China e perspectivas sobre o futuro das relações Brasil-China”, com o Dr. Cheng Li, Diretor de Pesquisa do Programa de Política Externa e Senior Fellow do John L. Thornton China Center da Brookings Institution, nos Estados Unidos.
March
  • Palestra com o diretor da consultoria GaveKal Dragonomics, Arthur Kroeber, um dos maiores especialistas em China do mundo, para discutir rumos da economia do país asiático. Em sua apresentação, Arthur Kroeber elencou as principais perspectivas econômicas e políticas da China contemporânea, assim como as prioridades da nova liderança do Partido Comunista, que assumiu o poder, no início de 2013. Os eventos ocorreram com o apoio da FAAP em São Paulo e BNDES, no Rio de Janeiro.

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