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Nicholson explores trade, investment prospects in Brazil

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2013 | 11:43 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator A. J. Nicholson is now in Brazil to hold bilateral talks with his counterpart there, as well as to explore trade and investments opportunities between both countries.

Nicholson is also scheduled to officially open the Jamaican Embassy in Brasilia during his week-long working visit.

In a statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade said the talks between Nicholson and Brazilian Foreign Minister Ambassador Antonio Patriota, will focus on strengthening cooperation between both countries in areas such as defence, air services and tax matters.

Nicholson, who is accompanied by a representative of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, is also scheduled to host a group of investors in the city of Sao Paulo where he is expected make a major presentation on investment opportunities in Jamaica, including the logistics hub.