How much does Uruguay depend on China: between commercial weight and geopolitical tension?

While business people and Uruguay's government push for opening more markets, beef, Uruguay's star product, has a high placement in the Asian giant.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "If the only option is to sell those products for a good price to China or not to sell them at all, what would I do? I sell," said Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou days ago during an interview with BBC when British journalist Stephen Sackur questioned him on whether there is not a risk in a country of 3.5 million inhabitants becoming "too dependent" on China.

"If I have a choice . . .

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