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Brazil is an increasingly important actor in global governance and for China specifically. Sino-Brazilian relations have deepened considerably but they remain concentrated in areas of trade and investment. There is also considerable overlap in interests between the two countries in other areas, such as diplomatic and political relations. At the same time, China must manage carefully important differences that exist over the enlargement of the UN and the potential challenge to the Brazilian industry.

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Spanakos, Anthony Peter. China and Brazil: Potential Allies or Just BRICS In the Wall?. East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, 2010.