- Vaccines ingredients came from China;
- China has been under fire by President Jair Bolsonaro’s allies.
Brazil’s government may adopt a more friendly tone regarding China’s Huawei‘s participation in 5G coverage spectrum sale in the country. The intention is to expedite China’s import of inputs for vaccines against COVID-19, reported Folha de S.Paulo.
Both COVID-19 vaccines to be produced in Brazil (CoronaVac, by the Butantan Institute in partnership with the Chinese firm Sinovac and AstraZeneca’s one by Fiocruz) rely on inputs from China. A country that, despite being Brazil’s largest trading partner, has been attacked by President Jair Bolsonaro’s allies (mostly because of the alignment with former US President Donald Trump).
To establish a peaceful deal with China, Brazil may allow China’s firm Huawei to attend the 5G coverage spectrum. According to Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil’s Minister of Communications, Fábio Faria, will visit all global equipment suppliers including Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Huawei and ZTE headquarters.