Chile feeds China's appetite for copper

Vast quantities of the element needed for China's growth has helped Chile become the wealthiest Latin American country.

    China has helped Chile become the wealthiest country in Latin America.
     
    The key to that relationship is copper. Last year, 80 percent of Chile's copper was exported to China, worth 14 billion dollars.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Yixing City in Eastern China.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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