President Dilma Rousseff will make an official visit to Santiago de Chile on January 26, when she will hold a meeting with her Chilean counterpart, Sebastián Piñera.
During the meeting at the La Moneda Palace, both presidents will go through issues of the bilateral, regional and multilateral agendas. Agreements between the two countries on education, scientific cooperation in the Antarctic continent and culture shall be signed.
Relations between Brazil and Chile have intensified in the last decade. Trade exchange, which totaled 6.78 billion dollars in 2006, reached a record high of 9.98 billion dollars in 2011. Brazil is the second largest stock of Chilean foreign investment in the world, with 12 billion dollars.