RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "A considerable part of Brazil needs China, and China also needs Brazil. Brazil is a sea of opportunities, and we want to share them with China".
With these words, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro concluded his three-day visit to Beijing, which marked a radical shift in his stance toward the world's second-largest economy - from accusing it during the election campaign of "wanting to buy Brazil" to describing it as a "capitalist" country upon landing in the capital.
The visit of the right-wing Brazilian president to China is a clear exercise in contortion: Bolsonaro . . .