China–Trinidad and Tobago relations

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Chinese-Trinidadian relations
Map indicating locations of China and Trinidad and Tobago

China

Trinidad and Tobago

Diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago were established on 20 June 1974.[1] The Chinese government established an embassy in Port of Spain in April 1975, with Trinidad and Tobago establishing their own embassy in Beijing on 26th February 2014.[1] Prime Minister Eric Williams was the first Trinidadian head of government to visit China in 1974.[1] In 2002, the trade balance between the two countries was US$47.15 million, with China exporting all but $4.81 million of that.[1] The current Chinese ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago is Mr. Yang Youming.[2][3]

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On February 26, 2014, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago officially opened its embassy in Beijing (Peking).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Trinidad and Tobago". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. 26 November 2003. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Chinese Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. 15 December 2006. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Top Chinese troupe performs in T&T". Trinidad Guardian. 27 January 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  4. ^ Trinidad Express Newspapers