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Meet the Diplomats: Chinese Companies Build Masterpieces & Create Jobs for Jamaica

CCTV.com

03-03-2017 19:29 BJT

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China has provided over $US700 million in loans and investments to build a North-South Super Highway that runs straight across the Caribbean island. Chinese engineers from the China Harbour company faced major challenges, such as inclement weather, many hills and rocky terrain to construct it.

The Chinese Company JISCO ( Jiuquan Iron and Steel Group Co.) just purchased a major bauxite manufacturing plant in Jamaica, which is used for aluminum. The bauxite producer has also invested into agricultural coops in China to raise crops and livestock. Jisco has plans to do the same in Jamaica’s breadbasket region.

 

Jamaica’s Finance Minister The Hon. Audley Shaw talks to CCTV.com’s ‘Meet Diplomats’ host Li Shou’en to explain further details …

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