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Dilma Rousseff
Chinese PM starts South American investment tour

China's Premier Li Keqiang and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff agreed on Tuesday to embark on studies for an ambitious railway linking Brazil's Atlantic coast with a Pacific port in Peru, and announced billions in other investments and trade deals. Rousseff emphasized the importance of the project to cut down the time and cost to move commodities to the Asian market. "A new path to Asia will open for Brazil," said Rousseff. "It will cross our country from east to west, and the South American continent." The memorandum of agreement to begin feasibility studies on the trans-Andean railway will also involve the Peruvian government. Rousseff invited Chinese...

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