US undersecretary’s trip for economic issues will discuss topics such as the environment, energy, among others.| Photo: Sebastião Moreira/EFE

The undersecretary for economic affairs of the United States, José W. Fernandez, will come to Brazil between the 21st and 23rd of March to discuss economic issues in areas such as the environment, energy, critical minerals, agriculture, among others. According to a statement from the country’s Embassy in Brazil published this Friday morning (17), the trip will have an agenda in Brasília and Rio de Janeiro.

In the federal capital, Fernandez will meet with senior government officials, businesspeople and civil society leaders to discuss expanding US-Brazil cooperation in clean energy, health, resilient supply chains, sustainable agriculture, labor and environmental protection.

And in Rio de Janeiro, he will meet with environmental NGOs, health representatives, advocates for clean energy and women’s policies.

In addition to Brazil, the undersecretary’s trip also includes an agenda in Bogotá, Colombia, starting this Friday (17th), and in Panama City on Sunday (19th).