China considers investing in renewable energy in Uruguay

China considers investing in renewable energy in Uruguay

The minister of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM), Omar Paganiniheld meetings with several leaders of the Chinese government related to renewable energies, who conveyed their interest in investing in Uruguay and the future opportunity to import green hydrogen.

The high-level contacts he maintained Paganini with Chinese government officials took place within the framework of the official one-week mission to Chinawhich he headed, visiting the cities of Beijing and Chongqingand participating in the inauguration of the China International Trade in Services Fair.

In turn, the minister participated in Beijing as a speaker at the Sustainable Development Summit and emphasized the transformation of the Uruguayan energy sector, as well as national policy regarding green fuels.

In his presentation, Paganini He assured that “by being (Uruguay) a country with a renewable energy matrix, we believe that we can play a complementary role with China in the decarbonization of the global economy”.

Minister Omar Paganini inaugurated the Uruguay stand at the Smart China Expo

During his stay in Chongqing, the minister Paganini inaugurated the stand Uruguay in the Smart China Expoan international fair focused on cutting-edge technologies.

There he began a dialogue with Chinese businessmen, partners of companies with a presence in Uruguayand who were interested in the supply and market of Uruguayan services.

Likewise, he was received by the highest authorities of the Ministry of Natural Resources and of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and National Energy Administration of China.

“In the framework of the summit China-Celac on technological services, we were able to present the case of Uruguayand its development strategy as an innovation town of South America and Latin Americawhat we have called Uruguay Innovation Hub“said the head of the MIEM.

Uruguay has the will to advance the relationship with Chinaespecially in the areas of technology, innovation and artificial intelligence,” he said.

Ren Jingdongvice president of the China National Energy Administrationappreciated the effort of Uruguay regarding the transformation of its energy matrix, ensuring that they coincide with Chinese aspirations.

The MIEM mission was accompanied by representatives of Conaprolehe National Meat Institute (INAC), and the Union of Exporters of Uruguay (UEU).

Source: Ambito

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