China free-trade agreement with El Salvador opens door to fisheries investments

Published on
November 25, 2022
El Salvador's capital, San Salvador.

China has confirmed it will sign a free-trade deal with El Salvador, which could see Chinese investments flowing into the Latin American’s country seafood sector.

The country’s ambassador to China, Aldo Álvarez, said earlier this year that Chinese companies were keen to invest in the fisheries sector in El Salvador, a central American country in the South Pacific.

“They’re interested in seafood. We don’t have a fishing industry, it’s very artisanal. There are many Chinese investors who are interested in ...

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