By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In his attempt to expand Brazil’s foreign trade, Brazilian President Michel Temer is meeting with leaders of Asian nations to consolidate partnerships.

Last week Temer met with the head of the Communist Party of China (CPC) delegation, Yang Xiaodu, and Monday (July 2nd) is scheduled to meet with Vietnam's deputy prime minister, Vuong Dinh Hue.

"China is our biggest trading partner. We have a very fertile political, economic and cultural relationship with the country," said President Temer after the meeting.

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