China-Brazil ties

CNC report from Beijing
Added On June 25, 2013

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff have vowed to further develop ties between the two countries and cooperation among BRICS members.

The two presidents talked over phone on Monday.

The Chinese president has recalled that he and Rousseff held an in-depth and fruitful meeting on the sidelines of the fifth BRICS summit in Durban in March.

The two reached broad consensus on boosting bilateral ties on all fronts.

The Chinese president says he's confident that the China-Brazil comprehensive strategic partnership will advance to higher levels.

Xi also says the BRICS nations should boost communication and cooperation in the financial field, and speed up the construction of a financial safety net.

Rousseff agrees.

She says Brazil is willing to maintain close communication and coordination with China and other BRICS countries to jointly cope with challenges and safeguard common interests.

The two presidents also exchanged views on beefing up energy cooperation.

BRICS groups emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.